Run Across

How to Conjugate Run Across

  • Infinitive: Run Across
  • Present Tense: Run Across/ Runs Across
  • -ing Form: Running Across
  • Past Tense: Ran Across
  • Past Participle: Run Across
Run Across is a non-separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Run Across:

1. To move or run from one side to the other.

Examples: He ran across the street to give her the sunglasses she had left in the lobby.
Yesterday, a dog ran across the street and was hit by a car.

2. To see someone or something by chance.

Examples: I ran across Brad Pitt in Greenwich Village on my way to brunch, and I asked him to join me. But, he politely declined.
Corey ran across a dead mouse when he was cleaning under his bed.

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