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
Recent Examples of runner from the Web
Cilic was runner-up to Roger Federer last year and showed great form by beating Novak Djokovic in the Queen's Club final last month.
So the rain helped me a lot.’’ Cilic was runner-up to Roger Federer last year and showed great form by beating Novak Djokovic in the Queen’s Club final last month.
Also entered are Whereshetoldmetogo, winner of the 2017 First State Dash who ran fifth in the Gotham and fourth in the Hilton; Hilton and James W. Murphy runner-up Threes Over Deuces; Birdies Honor and Make the Rules. ...
Papillon did get some consolation with his runner-up run, finishing in an age-group best 28:40.
Melvin Carter, who backed the master plan, won more than 50 percent of the vote in a 10-candidate field, while runner-up Pat Harris, the former city council member for Highland Park, opposed the zoning changes necessary to begin the project.
Even if fans do tune out because of a perception that the ’18–’19 season will merely be a competition for the title of runner-up, the NBA and the NBPA will realize that and take action.
Harvick finished third behind runner-up Kyle Larson while Kurt Busch remains winless this year and came in 17th.
The same could be said for Justin Verlander, who’s a close runner-up in both ratio categories and fourth overall in wins and strikeouts.
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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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