(do a) runner


(do a) runner
• leave an area unexpectedly, or the scene of a crime promptly. e.g. "Where that bastard gone ? I bet he's done a runner !".

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  • Runner's High — Runner’s High bezeichnet ein beim Langstreckenlauf sowie in Einzelfällen beim Radsport auftretendes Hochgefühl. Der Sportler erlebt einen schmerzfreien und euphorischen Gemütszustand, der ihn die körperliche Anstrengung vergessen lässt und ihm… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • runner-up — 1842, originally in dog racing; see RUNNER (Cf. runner) + UP (Cf. up). General sense is from 1885 …   Etymology dictionary

  • runner — ► NOUN 1) a person or animal that runs. 2) a messenger, collector, or agent for a bank, bookmaker, etc. 3) an orderly in the army. 4) a rod, groove, blade, or roller on which something slides. 5) a ring capable of sliding or being drawn along a… …   English terms dictionary

  • runner — [run′ər] n. [ME renner] 1. a person, animal, or thing that runs; specif., a) a racer ☆ b) Baseball BASE RUNNER ☆ c) Football a player running with the ball 2. a person who runs errands, carries messages, etc., as for a bank or brokerage house …   English World dictionary

  • Runner’s High — Runner’s High, im Deutschen auch Läuferhoch genannt, bezeichnet ein beim Langstreckenlauf sowie in Einzelfällen beim Radsport auftretendes Hochgefühl. Der Sportler erlebt idealerweise einen schmerzfreien und euphorischen Gemütszustand, der ihn… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Runner’s World — ist ein deutschsprachiges Laufmagazin und seit 1993 am Markt. Es ist das größte Laufmagazin weltweit. Der Titel wurde 1967 in den USA gegründet und ist heute mit acht internationalen Ausgaben vertreten. Neben der US amerikanischen Mutterausgabe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • runner bean — runner beans N COUNT: usu pl Runner beans are long green beans that are eaten as a vegetable. They grow on a tall climbing plant and are the cases that contain the seeds of the plant. [BRIT] Syn: string bean (in AM, use pole beans, scarlet… …   English dictionary


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