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Definition of run up
- ran up a big lead
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The three other men then ran up to a dark green Kia Sedona and carjacked a woman and her 11-month-old niece at gunpoint, police said.
Migdalim was established in the 1980s as a secular settlement, and residents would shop in Qusra, running up monthly tabs at the grocery store.
Johnson ran up to Billingsley's car parked at the pump and rummaged through it, police reports say.
That said, for all the economic might the top-flight cities have gained in the past decade, many city officials and business leaders have become concerned that their success is running up against limits.
And there was Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck on the sideline, running up and down, shaking hands, as the Gophers came off the field after tying the game, 7-7.
Feaster's break-loose run up the middle and gave Clemson (8-1, 6-1 Atlantic Coast Conference, No.
The goats came running up to the family for cuddles and kisses in the touching reunion.
Prosecutors say the fraud involved rapidly running up the medical bills by requiring patients to get a lot of treatments – the goal was 30 visits each – and expensive tests in a short period of time.
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