WITH 'RUN' Look at these words. run into
out of run
run up run
They are all phrasal
verbs. A phrasal verb is made from a verb and a preposition.
do these phrasal verbs mean? run
into - I ran into Mary when I was at the shops. (an unplanned
run out of - I ran out of sugar. (to have no (sugar)
run over - Jack is
very upset. He ran over his cat. (to drive over with
run up - I ran up a huge bill at the grocery shop. (to
accumulate a debt)
run for - George Bush is running for re-election. (standing
for public office)
run by - I'm not sure if this is a good idea. I'll run
it by my husband first. (check with someone)
need to do two things here. 1. Choose
the correct phrasal verb.
2. Choose the correct tense.
The first one has been done for you as an
example. 1. Paul
fuel for his car yesterday. He had to call for help.
(run out of / run over)
2. John is in financial trouble. He
a huge mastercard debt. (run into / run up)
3. That's a good idea. I'll
my boss to see what he thinks. (run over / run by)
Bilal at a meeting yesterday. (run into / run for)
5. I think I'll start a career in politics! I'm going to
mayor! (run up / run for)
6. Jill had to go to hospital. Her friend
her foot! (run by / run over)