Examples of runner in a Sentence
The runner slid into third base.
sent a runner to tell them that all was ready for the feast
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Voters could again opt for an outsider over a political veteran; the front-runner in opinion polls is the center-left party led by Marjan Sarec, a former actor who came close to unseating the incumbent president, Borut Pahor, last year.
The main threat to the two front-runners comes from Germán Vargas Lleras, a vice-president under Mr Santos who has become a critic of the peace agreement.
Cincinnati and Detroit are the other finalists, although Cincinnati is believed to be the front-runner.
Leifseth Ulsom emerged as the front-runner when Petit lost the trail in a snowstorm on the punishing Bering Sea coast Monday morning, somewhere between Koyuk (mile 777) and Shaktoolik (mile 827).
According to the NFL Network, the Dolphins appear to be the front-runner to sign Danny Amendola, a nine-year veteran who has spent the past five seasons with the Patriots.
Mack Hollins, the 2017 fourth-round pick, would be the front-runner to replace Smith as the starting outside receiver.
Scherer specifically cited comments from Taylor's campaign surrounding the Feb. 9 Ohio Republican Party meeting during which members of the state party's central committee voted to endorse DeWine, the front-runner in the GOP primary for governor.
Voters were choosing between 16 candidates, though the skirmishes were reportedly between supporters of the two front-runners.
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RUNNER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of runner for English Language Learners
: a person who runs as part of a sport, for exercise, or in a race
: an animal (such as a horse) that runs in a race
: a person who delivers messages, reports, materials, or products either within a business or organization or to outside locations
RUNNER Defined for Kids
Definition of runner for Students
- the runners on a sled
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