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
Wrestling Lucas Davison, Chesterton Davison, who wrestles in the 195-pound weight class, is the runner-up from the 182-pound weight class in the 2017 state meet.
In the nine years before that 2014 season, the Hawks secured three state titles, were runner-up four times and finished outside of the top three once.
This is a viable replacement to point per reception scoring, which rewards a receiver who makes a catch for no gain—in essence, a meaningless play—the same amount of fantasy points as a runner who gains 10 yards.
The Ravens were solid early in the season with runners Terrance West and Buck Allen, but the ground game has taken off with Collins.
Highlands finished fourth in 2A boys with three runners in the top 26.
The bike path where Saipov ran down tourists borders a park that fringes the Hudson for miles, filled with runners in the morning, office workers at lunch time and free yoga classes on summer evenings.
Berry, 32, was called up in September primarily to serve as a pinch-runner and had only three plate appearances with no hits.
Los Angeles had been 1 for 17 with runners in scoring position before Forsythe’s hit.
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First Known Use of runner
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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