There are 2 translations of run up in Spanish:

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run up

  • 1verb + adverb + object/verbo + adverbio + complemento 1.1 (build up) [account/total/debts] ir* acumulando she'd run up quite a bill in the restaurant debía bastante dinero en el restaurante 1.2 (hoist) [flag] izar*
  • 2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (put together) [dress] hacer* ([ rápidamente ])
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run-up

Pronunciation: /ˈrʌnʌp/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (preparatory period) run-up to sth período (masculine) previo a algo during the run-up to the election/opening en el período previo a las elecciones/la inauguración
    Example sentences
    • Cottage Garden Herbs, Ballyconnell Lodge, is offering two creative courses in the run-up to the holiday period, he writes.
    • With the seven others, he had worked night and day in the run-up to the event to ensure that nothing off the park was allowed to detract from what turned out to be a dazzling display of football.
    • But they were kept guessing by the weather until the day itself, with heavy rain falling during the days in the run-up to the event.
    1.2 [Sport/Deporte] carrera (feminine), carrerilla (feminine) (Spain/España) ([ antes de saltar, lanzar la jabalina etc ])
    Example sentences
    • She will be watching her rivals to such an extent that she could be the person who starts the crowd clapping when one of them is about to take a run-up for a high or long jump.
    • These are days when there is more rhythm and flow to his bowling, his run-up and action blending better.
    • A former West Indies player taught me my run-up back in 1999, at Kensington Cricket Club.

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