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idioms using run
To review or practice
We need to run through the songs a few times prior to the concert.
Note: Can also be used as a compound noun: "to do a run-through".
A dress rehearsal, a full rehearsal
Kubota-san, the director, is planning a dry run on Thursday because the play opens on Friday.
To criticize, speak badly about
Ishikawa-san, a restaurant owner, likes to run down other restaurants.
Suzuki-san had a run-in with the hotel manager about the extra service charges on the bill.
Run up the bill
To increase the cost
The food in this restaurant isn't expensive, but the drinks and dessert really run up the bill.