Translation of courir in English:

courir

Pronunciation: /kuʀiʀ/

vt

  • 1 to compete in [trials]
  • 2courir le monde to roam the world
  • 3courir les cocktails to do the round of the cocktail parties courir les boutiques to go round the shops (BrE) or stores (AmE)
  • 4courir un (grand) danger to be in (great) danger courir un (gros) risque to run a (big) risk faire courir un risque à qn to put sb at risk
  • 5 [fam] courir les filles to chase after girls

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Idioms

tu peux toujours courir!

[fam], you can go whistle for it! [fam]

laisser courir

[fam], to let things ride

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