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Run

To have legal validity in a prescribed territory; as in, the writ (a court order) runs throughout the county. To have applicability or legal effect during a prescribed period of time; as in, the Statute of Limitations has run against the claim. To follow or accompany; to be attached to another thing in pursuing a prescribed course or direction; as in, the Covenant (a written promise or restriction) runs with the land.

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She ran away from home again, this time taking her sister along with her.
He said he was just helping the girl after she ran away from her parents.
Youth who run away from home are 44% more likely to have health issues as an adult that prevent them from doing moderate activities (for instance: pushing a vacuum, moving a table, or bowling) than someone who never ran away. Runaways also rate their general health lower than nonrunaways.
BEIRUT: An exchange dealer in South Lebanon ran away with $5 million after convincing people to invest their money with him, promising a $100 return on every $1,000 invested, according to Almarkazia.
Witnesses told police a group of youths ran away after the bus hit the victim.
"He accepts he ran away and he still had them with him when police caught up with him." The incident happened in December 2007 but Davies was not charged until a year later.
The society estimates 838 children ran away from home across Warwickshire between 2004 and 2005.
He said his experience of sleeping rough was terrifying: "When I ran away from home, I was not really happy and thought it could not get any worse.
IRELAND'S favourite son Dermot O'Leary revealed to me this week that he ran away from home as a child.
The Regans wanted to adopt her, but inexplicably, she ran away again and now finds herself in the care of an elderly artist, Josie, whom she grows to love.
Two teenage sweethearts who ran away together more than three weeks ago have been found safe and well.

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