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run around

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio

Translation of run around in Spanish:

  • 1.1 (play, busy oneself) the children are running around in the garden los niños están correteando por el jardín I was running around like a mad thing all day yesterday ayer anduve todo el día dando vueltas or de un lado para otro como un loco why should I run around after you? ¿por qué tengo que estar haciéndote de sirvienta?, ¿por qué tengo que estar yo atendiéndote a ti? 1.2 (keep company) [colloquial/familiar] salir* who's she running around with now? ¿ahora con quién sale? 1.3 (drive around) I often see her running around in her dad's car a menudo la veo por ahí en el coche de su padre
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