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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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Finally I went in and talked to the Dragon, told him I knew why he was behaving that way, promised not to run rings around him.
Jeremy on I am sure, had Margaret Thatcher been involved in these negotiations, she would not have allowed our 'opponents' to run rings around us
In a speech this morning, Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office Jon Trickett will say: "The Sunday Times Rich List exposes a warped system in which a super-rich elite run rings around the rest of us.
Using complicated, but legal, accounting techniques, the UK's biggest organisations run rings around HMRC and pay little or no corporation tax.
The Serbia winger, 20, who has been linked with a move to Chelsea in the past, is now hoping to run rings around Manchester City tomorrow - after they pipped his new club to the title last year.
Sony describes the device as "the most premium, high performance 10.1-inch Android tablet available," which may be true, but only because Sony isn't pitting it against the Galaxy Note 8.0 or the Nexus 7, two smaller tablets that absolutely run rings around the Xperia Tablet Z.
The council is run by spineless fools who let the owners of CCFC run rings around them.
They'd run rings around Paul McGrath and Gary Pallister.