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‘Run Down’ is an English phrasal verb that can be used in 2 different ways. This lesson teaches you that this phrasal verb is used when someone is criticizing or complaining about something. Now try¬†to do the examples we have made for you to help you to¬†understand how to use it correctly.


Phrasal Verb: Run Down

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Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Run Down #1

Alternative Meaning: To criticize

Example 1:

  • My friend is always running me down for my choice in music.
  • My friend is always criticizing my choice in music.

Example 2:

  • She left her boyfriend after 2 years because he was always running her down.
  • She left her boyfriend after 2 years because he was always criticizing her.


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