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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Kaneland came up with its first two 3A state qualifiers in Cierra Kuipers, who won the pole vault with an 11-3, and runner-up Rachel Richtman in the 3,200.
Then, just as the first bolt of lightning was spotted, Juliet Nierle singled to put runners on first and third with just one out.
Wilson earned the title of runner-up at the state tournament, bowling a 180, 203, and 246.
Kingwood put runners on base in each of the first six innings before Adams finally retired the Mustangs in order in their final at-bat.
Hempel lost a 12-pitch battle to Arcadia's Dustin Allen to put runners on first and second and brought No.
After a strikeout, Ryan Goins hit a comebacker off Greene’s glove which second baseman Dixon Machado was unable to make a play on, putting runners at the corners.
Profar also was the final out of the Rangers' eighth, which opened with a single and double to put runners at second and third with no outs.
Stelio Stakias followed with a long single to center, putting runners on the corners, but St. Mary’s pitcher McCormick Buchner got out of the inning to keep the game tied.
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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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