come running

idiom

: to run to someone
The dog came running when she called it.

Examples of come running in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jurisdictions in Europe that have already traveled down this road have come running back to reel in these abuses. The Editors, National Review, 1 Jan. 2024 Get The Recipe 38 of 40 No-Bake Chocolate Mint Snowballs Set out a platter of minty snowballs at any holiday feast and everyone will come running. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 10 Nov. 2023 Rogers nailed it, using both lungs to belt it out, and her big singing moment served as a calling card pumped through the speakers for fans to come running closer. Rolling Stone, 6 Aug. 2023 Many men of color subscribe to the socialization of what proper womanhood is and often come running with the rest of the world when white women are sad or lonely, while allowing women within their own communities to hold collective burdens alone. Shaadi Devereaux, refinery29.com, 4 Nov. 2021 See all Example Sentences for come running 

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“Come running.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20running. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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