There are 2 main translations of run on in Spanish:

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run on

  • 1verb + adverb 1.1 (continue running)
    seguir corriendo
    (run ahead) See examples: you run on, I'll catch you up
    tú ve delante, que ya te alcanzaré
    she ran on ahead to get the tickets
    fue corriendo delante para sacar las entradas
    1.2 (continue, last) See examples: the game ran on into overtime o (British English) extra time
    el partido tuvo prórroga or tiempo suplementario
    the meeting ran on till nine o'clock
    la reunión siguió or se alargó hasta las nueve
    1.3 (extend)
    (road/path)
    extenderse
    prolongarse
    1.4 (follow without a break) See examples: each track runs on from the one before
    los temas van uno detrás del otro, sin interrupción
    run on (in proofreading) (Printing)
    unir líneas
  • 2verb + object + adverb
    (sentence/paragraph)
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There are 2 main translations of run on in Spanish:

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run-on
Pronunciation: /ˈrənˌɑn/

noun

  • is this addition a run-on or a new paragraph?
    ¿esta añadidura va seguida o es un párrafo aparte?

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