break into a run
Definition of break into a run
: to start running When they realized they might miss the train, they broke into a run.
Word by Word Definitions
: to go faster than a walk
: to go steadily by springing steps so that both feet leave the ground for an instant in each step
: to move at a fast gallop
: an act or the action of running : continued rapid movement
: a quickened gallop
: a migration of fish (as up or down a river) especially to spawn
: being in a melted state
: made from molten material : cast in a mold
: having made a migration or spawning run
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