vt (past tense of/pasado de -ran past participle of/participio pasado de, -run)/ˌəʊvərˈrʌn; ˌəʊvəˈrʌn/
- 1.1 (invade, swarm over) invadir to be overrun
withsth estar* plagado dealgo the place was overrun with cockroaches el lugar estaba plagado or infestado de cucarachasMore example sentences1.2 (exceed) exceder
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- The aftermath of the war also means that the city isn't overrun by tourists and there are few places selling tacky souvenirs at inflated prices.
- A wicked mayor plans to overrun the town with rats, close the local primary school and convert it into loft apartments.
- The site was overrun by rats which is why they brought the rifle.
- With Scottish elections due next year and the devolved parliament already under fire for costs overrunning on its new building, that would be a severe blow to devolution.
- Later on we learned that Cornelius had been allowed to overrun by an hour, curfew be damned.
- The finance minister insisted it was a myth that major projects such as the building of Dublin's port tunnel habitually overran to the cost of several hundred million euros.
vi (past tense of/pasado de -ran past participle of/participio pasado de, -run)/ˌəʊvərˈrʌn; ˌəʊvəˈrʌn/
In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.