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American English: /ˈrənɪŋ/
British English: /ˈrʌnɪŋ/

Translation of running in Spanish:


  • 1 (jogging) running is a good form of exercise
    correr or el jogging or el footing es muy buen ejercicio
    to be in/out of the running (for something)there are five candidates in the running for the post
    hay cinco candidatos compitiendo or en liza por el puesto
    this has put him out of the running for the nomination
    esto lo ha dejado fuera de combate en lo que a la nominación se refiere
    esto descarta la posibilidad de que sea nominado
    to make (all) the running (Sport)
    ir en cabeza
    you can't expect him to make or do all the running
    no puedes pretender que él lo haga todo or tome todas las iniciativas
    Japanese products are making most of the running as regards technical innovation
    los productos japoneses van en cabeza en cuanto a innovaciones técnicas
    his company has taken up the running
    su compañía ha tomado la delantera
    (before noun) (shorts)
    de deporte
    Example sentences
    • It's important to take it steadily when you first decide to take up any sport and running is no different.
    • Now living and working in New York, she decided to take up running because other sports were so expensive.
    • However, as with other sports, if good technique is applied, running can be both enjoyable and rewarding.

adjective before noun, no comparative

  • 1 1.1 (done on the run) he took a running catch
    la atajó corriendo
    protestors were involved in a running battle with the police
    hubo escaramuzas or refriegas entre la policía y los manifestantes
    to take a running jump
    saltar tomando carrera
    saltar tomando carrerilla (Spain)
    go take a running jump! [colloquial]
    ¡anda y vete por ahí! [colloquial]
    ¡vete por un tubo! (Mexico) [colloquial]
    1.2 (continuous, ongoing)
    I don't need a running commentary on each news item!
    ¡no necesito que me comentes todas las noticias a medida que las dan!
    I keep a running total
    llevo la cuenta del total
    voy actualizando el total
    Example sentences
    • Not only do the running expenses continue, but they usually increase in times of drought.
    • Still, as their winning streak drained the suspense out of the show, no event needed a running joke more.
    • Like many Scottish men typecast by gender, Max's chosen career is something of a running joke amongst members of his family.
  • 2 (discharging)
    Example sentences
    • But she had an offensive, running sore that lay open from below her knee right down to her foot.
  • 3the third day running
    el tercer día consecutivo or seguido
    this is the fourth meeting running he's been late
    es la cuarta vez consecutiva que llega tarde a la reunión
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