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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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There must have been 70 horses running past my window at three in the morning.
The Cherries' pressure was relentless and Defoe smashed the second on 61 minutes after running past three defenders.
Jack's mother Miss Yvonne McDonnell, aged 40, said: "He was running past the chained-up dog when it knocked him to the ground.
But Fallon stuck to his guns - and his mount had a definite advantage running past the two-furlong pole.
He added: "I saw the two parents running past my window screaming.
We didn't hear it, but suddenly looked up to see a young man running past our car with my shopping bag, stolen from our car seat, having left the window half down.
COUNCILLORS are objecting to changes to a bus route which has led to two services running past a school.