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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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To see the evidence of this, let us look more closely at some of the areas of our culture where we are trying to improve communication, and it will become clear that what we are actually trying to do is run interference on communication.
At home the open Nazis like John Metzger run interference for the David Dukes who run interference for the Pat Buchanans who run interference for the mainstream racists of moderation.
"I'll run interference so they aren't encumbered with red tape and bureaucracy," says Greer, who himself rose through the ranks of store manager, district manager and regional manager to become Thrifty's director of store operations.
When physicians are directly affected by information or communication technology, lay vice presidents of information systems or chief information officers usually find clinicians to play the unofficial role of clinical information officer, to run interference for them and promote clinically oriented information technologies to clinicians.
The module provides tools to define cast geometry, create die cavities, compensate for shrinkage, determine draft requirements automatically, create the required draft, define and generate sand cores, define complex parting surfaces, split die components automatically into individual cast sections, run interference checks in die-opening cycles, and analyze part thickness for casting suitability.
It is up to their managers to secure resources and run interference for them.
Congress, despite the War Powers Act, was effectively neutered in a skillful, bipartisan fashion by the Bush Administration (with Congressmen such as New York's Stephen Solarz, long an AIPAC ally on the hill, helping to run interference. A notable exception was Rep.