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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RUNNING START

I'll give you a running start—to the tree down there—and beat you.

He had counted on a running start, and every week of delay was a vicious handicap.

But once we turned our backs for a running start they were at us again.

When finally Adna got to the bar he had lost some of his running start.

He had entered the business eight years before with a running start, having been a successful dry goods merchant in Maine.

The young man who begins his career with these facts in mind is given a running start over his competitors.

That may all be, said George slowly, but my running start wasnt much compared with the one you fellows had.

If you didnt get a running start I am wondering what time you would make if you had one.

Sometimes the rocks were far apart and my father had to get a running start and leap from one to the next.

A gal that ken jump a six-rail fence—and wissout no running start—don't let her git apast you!

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR RUNNING START

head start

nounadvantage of early start
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.