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When I saw the fire in the restaurant, I ran down to the floor below, where I was trapped between flames above and below.

As the agents apprehended and detained the man, the dog remained unleashed, and ran down the hill to where Marino was sleeping.

They embraced as they ran down the list of Red Oak residents at the fair.

“She threw herself out of a bathroom window, naked, and ran down the street to get away,” McCaskill said.

A spring sun was shining on the Rue St. Honoré, as I ran down the church steps.

Juan de Messa lost his head, and ran down stairs, thinking that his safety lay there.

A shudder ran down his spine; there was a sensation of inner cold against his heart; he trembled, but he could not look away.

Amy ran down again then, in her usual harum-scarum fashion, and the conversation became general.

The boys got the thing they wanted soldered completed about this time, and Bob ran down the back way with the fire-pot.

Aristide sat at the foot of the bed and laughed till the tears ran down his beard.


On this page you'll find 190 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to run down, such as: knock, belittle, criticize, decry, defame, and denigrate.

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