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Daemon
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make a run for (someone or something)

To run suddenly and at great speed toward someone or something. More...

KSPavan
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make a run for (someone or something) — To run suddenly and at great speed toward someone or something.
Emel Rapchan
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make a run for(someone or something)
- The action of running either to escape from a danger or to reach a destination quickly, due to any possible need.

- After we left the cinema, we got to make a run for reaching the bus that arrived at the bus stop some yards ahead to get in it!

make a run at(something)
- The interest of trying something. Particularly, something new or never tried before.

- It would be nice to make a run at writing a kid's book once since I have many ideas that I considered very good for it.
- I'd like to make a run at piloting an airplane even though I know that it requires a money that I don't have today.
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