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Phrasal Verbs: Run

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage:
A
He was in a really good mood as he had run over an old friend.
B
I ran into my friend at the shopping mall.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘run into’, which means to meet someone or bump into someone accidentaly.
Question 2
Choose the correct usage:
A
He had to switch to gas after his car ran out of diesel.
B
He had to wash his hair with soap after he ran off shampoo.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘to run out of’, which means not have any more of something.
Question 3
Choose the correct usage:
A
Romney is running for the post of US president.
B
Romney is running through the of the US president.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘run for’, which means to campaign for a government position.
Question 4
Choose the correct usage:
A
The poor little animal was run off by the truck due to the negligient driver.
B
The dog was run down by a bus.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘run down’, which means to hit with a vehicle.
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