- 1 Football Move in such a way as to provide legal interference interference ( sense 1).More example sentences
- Stubblefield is doing a lot of the dirty work, taking on blockers and running interference so his teammates can quickly close on the running backs.
- But it makes perfect sense if you think of them as blockers, running interference for Wilson.
- 1.1North American • informal Intervene on someone’s behalf, typically so as to protect them from distraction or annoyance: Elizabeth was quick to run interference and said that the professor would be very busyMore example sentences
- In sharp contrast to the technology bust when law firms wanted to trim their ranks, many of today's firms are running interference in attempts to keep their associates from straying.
- Perhaps his worst infraction is this: He gets in the way, running interference to make sure that no other parasite-like creatures can be created on his watch.
- So he continues to lie shamelessly, secure in the knowledge that the mainstream media are running interference for him.
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