run over
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run over(
ruhn
 
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vuhr
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to hit and knock down)
a. atropellar
That car didn't stop at the lights. He almost ran me over!Ese auto no paró en el semáforo. ¡Por poco me atropella!
2. (to pass over)
a. recorrer (eyes)
Her eyes ran over me from head to foot, as if assessing me.Sus ojos me recorrieron de pies a cabeza, como dándome un repaso.
b. recorrer con (one's eyes or fingers)
Pensive, Ann ran her fingers over the piano keyboard.Ann, pensativa, recorrió el teclado del piano con los dedos.
3. (to review)
a. repasar
Today we'll quickly run over what we did in last week's class, then continue.Hoy repasaremos rápidamente lo que hicimos en la clase de la semana anterior, luego continuaremos.
b. leer
He started assembling the machine without running over the instructions.Empezó a montar la máquina sin leer las instrucciones.
c. leer por encima
She ran over the letter I handed her, then put it on her desk.Leyó por encima la carta que le entregué, y la puso sobre su escritorio.
d. echar un vistazo a
I don't know when I'm going to get a chance to run over the report she gave me.No sé cuándo voy a tener la oportunidad de echarle un vistazo al informe que me entregó.
4. (to rehearse)
a. ensayar
I think we need to run over that piece once more before the concert.Creo que deberíamos ensayar esa pieza una vez más antes del concierto.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
5. (to overflow)
a. derramarse
I put the milk on to heat, but I forgot it and it ran over.Puse la leche a calentar, pero se me olvidó y se derramó.
b. rebosar
Torrential rains caused the water to run over and flood the damn surroundings.Las lluvias torrenciales hicieron que el agua rebosara e inundara los alrededores de la presa.
c. desbordarse
Turn the faucet off. The bathtub is running over!Cierra el grifo. ¡Se está desbordando la bañera!
6. (to exceed a limit)
a. durar más de lo previsto (time)
The meeting ran over and I missed my train.La reunión duró más de lo previsto y perdí mi tren.
b. exceder el límite de palabras (word limit)
If the report runs over, what do I do? - You'll have to cut the introduction.Si el reporte excede el límite de palabras, ¿qué hago? - Tendrás que quitar la introducción.
7. (to go)
a. pasar
I'm going to run over to Ryan's house. - Ok, are you going to bike or drive?Voy a pasar a la casa de Ryan. - Ok, ¿vas en bici o en carro?
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run over
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (in car)
a. atropellar
2. (rehearse, check)
a. ensayar, repasar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (speech, tv program)
a. durar demasiado
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run over
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 (overflow) [+liquid] rebosar; derramarse
the milk ran over when I left the gas on
[+cup, saucepan etc] rebosar(se); desbordarse
2 (in time) durar más de la cuenta; pasarse del tiempo
I'll let you know if the performance runs over
the show ran over by five minutes la función duró cinco minutos más de la cuenta; this text runs over by 200 words este texto tiene 200 palabras más de lo permitido
intransitive verb
(read quickly) leer (por encima); echar un vistazo a; (go through again) repasar; (rehearse) volver a hacer; volver a ensayar
I'll run over your part with you repasaremos juntos tu papel
transitive verb
(Aut) atropellar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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