run around with


run around with
ˌrun a ˈround with [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they run around with he/she/it runs around with present participle running around with past tense ran around with past participle run around with] informal phrasal verb
to spend a lot of time with someone, especially someone who other people do not approve of
Thesaurus: to spend time with friendssynonym
Main entry: run

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see run with (sense 2)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • run around with — (someone) to spend a lot of time with someone. Mom likes to know the kids I m running around with …   New idioms dictionary

  • run around with — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms run around with : present tense I/you/we/they run around with he/she/it runs around with present participle running around with past tense ran around with past participle run around with informal run around… …   English dictionary

  • run around with —    to have a sexual relationship with    In normal use, no more than to comport with socially:     Gus had walked out on her because she had been running around with a Party organizer. (M. McCarthy, 1963) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • run around with — verb To spend a lot of time with a person or group of people. Often used to talk about a persons group of friends that one does not like much. Im not happy about the friends my son is running around with at the moment …   Wiktionary

  • Run around with — keep company with …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • run around with — Australian Slang keep company with …   English dialects glossary

  • run around with someone — run around with (someone) to spend a lot of time with someone. Mom likes to know the kids I m running around with …   New idioms dictionary

  • run around with somebody — ˌrun aˈround with sb derived (NAmE also ˈrun with sb) (usually disapproving) to spend a lot of time with sb • She s always running around with older men. Main entry: ↑runderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • run around — verb play boisterously (Freq. 3) The children frolicked in the garden the gamboling lambs in the meadows The toddlers romped in the playroom • Syn: ↑frolic, ↑lark, ↑rollick, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • run around — v. (D; intr.) to run around with (he run arounds around with a fast crowd) * * * [ rʌnə raʊnd] (D; intr.) to run around with (he run arounds around with a fast crowd) …   Combinatory dictionary