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But a preliminary estimate of the goods had run up to $3,000.
The trail closure will run from Macleay Park off N.W. Upshur Street, running up to the junction with the Wildwood Trail at the Stone House.
Eastern Europe and Scandinavia are enduring the worst of this bitter winter weather, with temperatures running up to 35 degrees below average.
The nine musicians and seven waiters ran up their own liquor bill (21 additional bottles of wine) that the troop paid for.
At that moment, Hart ran up to the car’s passenger side.
But their ambitious mission has run up against multiple snags.
Her daughter, a high school junior, ran up to give her a hug, as did her husband, who is also teacher at the school.
Aramark Sports and Entertainment — the concessions contractor for the AT&T Center — ran up the San Antonio area’s highest bar tabs for the second month in a row with more than $1 million in sales in December.
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First Known Use of run up
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Definition of run-up for English Language Learners
: a usually sudden increase in price
: the period immediately before an action or event
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