run\ down


run\ down
1. I
the clock (the watch, the machine, etc.) has run down часы и т.д. стали /остановились/, the spring has run down завод кончился; the battery bas run down батарейка села /разрядилась/; the economy (the industry) is running down хозяйство (промышленность) приходит в упадок
2. III
1) run down smb. /smb. down/ run down the criminal (the fugitive, an escaped prisoner, the missing person, etc.) разыскать /выследить/ преступника и т.д.; the police have run down the convict полиция поймала рецидивиста; I had a bit of a trouble running him down я с трудом отыскал его
2) run down smb. /smb. down/ run down a pedestrian (an old man, a dog, etc.) задавить /сбить пешехода и т.д.
3) run down smth. /smth. down run down a quotation разыскать цитату; run down the needed information раздобыть нужную информацию; run down the statistics найти статистические данные
4) run down smb., smth. /smb., smth. down/ run down people (smb.'s friends, smb.'s neighbours, etc.) плохо отзываться о людях и т.д., run down my cooking (my acting, his reading, etc.) ругать мою стряпню и т.д.
5) run down smth. /smth. down/ run down our military forces (our naval dockyard, etc.) сокращать /уменьшать/ численность наших вооруженных сил и т.д.
3. XI
1) be run down by smth. he was run down by a car (by a truck, by a lorry. etc.) он попал под машину и т.д.
2) || be (feel, look) run down быть (чувствовать себя, выглядеть) утомленным; she is run down from working too hard в результате напряженной работы она переутомилась; you look thoroughly run down у вас очень усталый вид; I feel utterly run down я чувствую себя совершенно измотанным
4. XVI
1) run down to smth. coll. run down to the country съездить в деревню
2) run down (in)to smth. the walls (the steps, the grounds, etc.) run down to the water's edge (into the moat, etc.) стены и т.д. доходят до самой воды и т.д.
5. XXI1
1) run down smb. /smb. down/ at (in) smth. run his sister down at all parties (her husband in public, etc.) плохо говорить /отзываться/ о его сестре /третировать его сестру/ на всех вечерах и т.д.; run down the singer (the actor, etc.) in the papers раскритиковать /разругать певца и т.д. в прессе; run down smb. /smb. down/ to smb. she ran her brother down to all their friends она пыталась очернить своего брата в глазах всех их друзей
2) run down smth. /smth. down/ during (in) smth. run down a fishing boat during a dense fog (a ship in darkness, etc.) налететь на рыбацкую лодку в густом тумане и т.д.

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • run down — {v.} (stress on down ) 1. To crash against and knock down or sink. * /Jack rode his bicycle too fast and almost ran down his little brother./ * /It was so foggy that the steamship almost ran down a small boat leaving port./ Compare: RUN INTO(3a) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run down — {v.} (stress on down ) 1. To crash against and knock down or sink. * /Jack rode his bicycle too fast and almost ran down his little brother./ * /It was so foggy that the steamship almost ran down a small boat leaving port./ Compare: RUN INTO(3a) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run|down — «RUHN DOWN», noun. Informal. an account; summary: »a rundown of the week s news. The speaker gave a brief rundown on his career. run down «adjective. RUHN DOWN; noun. RUHN DOWN», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. tired; sick: »If you are generally “run… …   Useful english dictionary

  • run-down — ˈrun down adjective PROPERTY a building or area that is run down is in very bad condition: • We have a contract to renovate five run down apartment buildings. * * * Ⅰ. run down UK US (also rundown) /ˌrʌnˈdaʊn/ adjective ► PROPERTY …   Financial and business terms

  • run-down — adj 1.) a building or area that is run down is in very bad condition ▪ a run down inner city area 2.) [not before noun] someone who is run down is tired and not healthy ▪ You look a bit run down …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • run down — (someone/something) 1. to search for and find someone or something. We spend a lot of money each year running down students who are out of school illegally. The software giant spent months running down bugs in the program and fixing them. The… …   New idioms dictionary

  • run-down — /run down /, adj. 1. fatigued; weary; exhausted. 2. in a state of poor health: He was in a run down condition from months of overwork. 3. in neglected condition; fallen into disrepair: a run down house. 4. (of a spring operated device) not… …   Universalium

  • run-down — adjective 1. ) so tired that you do not feel well: Evie had been working too hard and was feeling run down. 2. ) in bad condition because no one has spent money on repairs: This area of San Francisco is poor and run down …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • run down — (someone) to injure or kill someone with a vehicle. He s accused of running down two pedestrians while driving drunk. She tried to run us down! …   New idioms dictionary

  • run down — ► run down 1) knoc k down with a vehicle. 2) criticize unfairly or unkindly. 3) reduce or become reduced in size or resources. 4) lose or cause to lose power; stop functioning. 5) gradually deteriorate. Main Entry: ↑run …   English terms dictionary

  • run-down — [adj] shabby, in bad shape abandoned, beat up, below par, broken down, crumbling, debilitated, decrepit, derelict, deserted, desolate, dilapidated, dingy, dogeared*, down at the heel*, drained, enervated, exhausted, fatigued, forsaken, frowzy*,… …   New thesaurus

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