Let's put people back to work rebuilding vacant homes in run-down neighborhoods.
In 1970, the Green Lantern and Green Arrow put their powers aside and loaded themselves into a run-down pickup truck.
You enter the building and are walked up to what looks like a run-down orphanage.
Washed out campaign posters of President Mohammed Morsi still hang on run-down buildings around the Sharqeyya governorate.
But any one who knows about farm work, realizes that this view of a run-down, neglected old place means a long struggle.
It's the sleaziest, cheapest, most run-down tenement in one hemisphere, but I love it.
Badger suggests in its exterior a woman of the street, made up carefully as to the face and run-down at the heel.
You've got no business in a run-down place like this— you with your fine clothes and your fine airs.
Though in your run-down condition you ought to have at least six.
I was glad she wasn't no measly, little, old-fashioned, run-down concern.