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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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Willie Mullins who was not saying a lot about the Champion Hurdler earlier in the season was running off at the mouth after his star's dazzling display.
IF Bob Geldof doesn't stop running off at the mouth, people will turn away from Live 8 before it even starts.
Celtic's manager wisely resisted the temptation to start running off at the mouth even if deep down he is readying himself for a dogfight of mouthwatering proportions in the belief he has not necessarily bitten off more than he can chew.