The verb "run" is often used when a person's legs move faster than they do when walking, but it's also used for managing
business, traveling short distances, the flow of water, and
the operation of machines and appliances.
1. The water is running. Could you turn it off,
2. It's surprising to see how fast elephants
can run. Many people think they are slow.
3. Elizabeth Jordan ran for
the U.S. Senate in her state and she won.
4. A: Is the
5. This business is run by a very small staff
of dedicated employees.
(passive voice - present tense)
6. He runs a very
successful business from his home.
7. The water that runs through this creek comes
from the mountains.
8. He needs to run to the store to buy some milk.
9. He's running away from the scene of a crime. The police will soon run after him.
tense: run / runs
continuous: am / is / are / running
continuous: was / were running
continuous: will be running
perfect: has / have run
perfect: had run
perfect: will have run
perfect continuous: has / have been running