run its course

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Related to run its course: rub off, by no means, turn up, put on the spot, pick up on, come to fruition
See: cease
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Seeking to turn the Parliamentary spotlight on to the issue will achieve nothing, when the sensible course is quite clearly to allow a reasonable amount of time for the mediation process to run its course.
This fad, like all fads, has run its course and now must come to an end.
On the other hand, few would argue against most of the buildings on the list, certainly up to the most recent cases, where their inclusion must be provisional until test of time has run its course.
With the constitutional amendment process having run its course, a statewide movement to remove the activist judges under Article 8 of the state constitution is expected to take on new momentum over the coming months (see "Will Mass.
And that development is the justification for having let the boom run its course.
Most don't see their GP, wrongly assuming the condition should be left to run its course, even if it lasts for years.
After the bloom had run its course, the phytoplankton's rapid decomposition robbed the water of its dissolved oxygen.
The extreme greens argued that allowing forest to burn out of control was allowing nature to run its course.
Because the village is one large, extended family, these visits can number a dozen before the evening has run its course.