There are 2 translations of running in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈrʌnɪŋ/


  • 1.1 (jogging) jogging (m), footing (m) 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 sth) 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 o 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 n) [shorts] de deporte running shoes zapatillas (fpl) de deporte running track pista (f) de atletismo
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    • 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.
    1.2 (of machine) funcionamiento (m), marcha (f) 1.3 (management) gestión (f), dirección (f) his running of the organization su gestión al frente de la organización, su gestión como director ( or presidente etc) de la organización
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    • My son has a new head at his primary school who does no teaching and has no involvement with the day-to-day running of the school.
    • In her role as manager, she was responsible for the day-to-day running of the premises.
    • Head teachers look after the day-to-day running of a school.

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There are 2 translations of running in Spanish:



(before n, no comp)
  • 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 running game (in US football) ofensiva (f) terrestre to take a running jump saltar tomando carrera or (Esp) carrerilla go take a running jump! [colloquial/familiar] ¡anda y vete por ahí! [familiar/colloquial], ¡vete por un tubo! (Méx) [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (continuous, ongoing) [translation] simultáneo; [joke] continuo 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 running water agua (f‡) corriente running stitch bastilla (f)
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    • 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) [sore] supurante
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    • 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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