Examples of outrun in a Sentence
The rabbit had no chance of outrunning the dogs.
His motorcycle could outrun any car on the road.
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His lone touchdown pass came on a broken play that required him to outrun a defender and make an off-balance throw directly into heavy wind.
One such group, the Dorset—known in Inuit oral tradition as the Tunit—were rumored to have been so strong the men could outrun caribou and drag a 1,700-kilogram walrus across the ice.
But notoriety is tough to outrun, and there’s something about Kerstin (renamed Sara) that turns men’s heads.
Cody Bellinger raced around third and outran left fielder David Peralta’s throw to the plate, sliding in headfirst with the go-ahead run.
Like that, Moser’s team stripped Miami, bodied up against Tennessee and outran Nevada — three different styles – before destroying a Kansas State team built similarly.
The Heat were well aware of how the Lakers outhustled them and outran then in L.A.'s victory in Miami.
The next play, Diallo outran a teammate for a defensive rebound, threw it to a guard, sprinted down the floor and finished a transition pass with a dunk.
By now, her husband Philip (Matthew Rhys) has quit the game, having been pushed to his limit by cases that carried with them both an escalating body count and a futile sense of trying to outrun the facts of Russia’s slow fade.
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First Known Use of outrun
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Definition of outrun for English Language Learners
: to run or move faster than (someone or something)
: to be or become more or greater than (something)
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