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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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"This movie could not get arrested when we were running around trying to get money for it We're really ecstatic." Happy Endings costars Steve Coogan and David Sutcliffe as a gay couple, Laura Dern and Sarah Clarke as lesbians, and Jason Ritter as a sexually confused man with Maggie Gyllenhaal as the girl who helps him "decide."
"If there's somebody running around the community who wants to tear down much-needed schools," county schools office spokesman Trent Allen told The Record news paper, "that's their prerogative."
Criticism begins on the assumption that people are interested in the world in which they live, but they're busy, they're running around. They're affected by all kinds of things (whether it's music, movies, advertisement, conversations), but they don't have time to sit down and think about it.
Everyone seemed to be still running around like crazy, shooting like crazy, passing the ball occasionally, and whining about the officiating.
"While we watch these happy little children running around, a voice-over asks us to consider their future -- a future that might not include abortion.
"You can't imagine it running around hunting stuff."
A frieze running around the lower level is carved with the name of the New York counties.
It has clothes-optional beaches, for example, and not every country is happy with people running around without clothes.
Running around the clock, seven days a week, the prototype 2.5-in., 50:1 extruder from HPM Corp., Mount Gilead, Ohio, puts out 1200 to 1500 lb/hr of 40% talc-filled PP and up to 3000 lb/hr of polystyrene and ABS.
One teacher reported that she used to have a problem with children running around the classroom during the school breaks and she was afraid that someone would hurt themselves on a sharp desk-corner.
This playful happy boy loves running around. He has been learning some new tricks while in our care and so far has mastered sit, but with some more training we're sure this clever chap would be top of the class!
"Running around on nets 60ft above a forest - even if they have been hand-sewn by Breton seamen - sounded a tad scary.