TOEIC Phrasal Verb Lesson - Run Over

toeic phrasal verbs Aug 03, 2023

Learning phrasal verbs like this one will help make your English sound more natural and give you an edge on English exams, like the TOEIC® Exam. There are usually one or two questions on the TOEIC® Exam dealing with phrasal verbs

What does the phrasal verb RUN OVER mean?

The phrasal verb run over means to use more time than previously planned. A meeting, a party, a concert, or even a person can run over.

  • The CEO's speech ran over, so we need to extend the meeting a few more minutes.
  • If the meeting runs over more than 10 minutes, the hotel will charge us an overtime fee.
  • The concert ran over because the band did three encores.

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