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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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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One service ran short of cruise missiles, while a second had ample quantities.
During a typical shift, beds were made, resident hygiene tasks completed, meals served, residents fed and cleaned up, and charting done; ROM was left until last, and if time ran short it just wasn't done.
Showtime, like other movie channels in the early and mid-1980s, ran short films as fillers between movies.