at a run


: at a fast speed : running
The dog was coming toward us at a run.

Examples of at a run in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ty Brenner's short fly to center was the game's first chance at a run but Michaelis gunned the runner down for the inning-ending double play. Scott Springer, The Enquirer, 10 June 2022 Author and venture capitalist J.D. Vance kicked off his bid for U.S. Senate Thursday, joining a crowded GOP field after months of hinting at a run for office. Haley Bemiller, The Enquirer, 1 July 2021 As the team continues to get healthier in the coming weeks, Saturday’s win sets Portland up for a chance at a run up the standings. Scott Sepich For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 15 Apr. 2023 Spill your guts to them at a run club or during an ice bath or just on a nice walk in the park. Molly Longman,, 27 Mar. 2023 Sometimes the gobbler will come toward you, maybe even at a run. Will Brantley, Field & Stream, 14 Mar. 2023 Strother said Abbott is looking beyond the legislative session and perhaps at a run for president. Dallas News, 16 Jan. 2023 So there was a heavy dose of irony Saturday when a mechanical failure on Andretti’s No. 28 of Romain Grosjean very well may have made the difference in Rossi even having a chance at a run for pole. Nathan Brown, The Indianapolis Star, 11 June 2022 The former president hasn't announced his plans for 2024 but hinted at a run in his CPAC speech last week. Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner, 4 Mar. 2021 See More

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“At a run.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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