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run to

(intransitive, preposition) to be sufficient for: my income doesn't run to luxuries
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Idioms and Phrases with run to

run to

Amount to, as in The total will run to thousands of dollars. This usage employs run in the sense of “extend.” [ Mid-1500s ]
Lean toward, favor, as in My taste runs to chocolate desserts. [ ; second half of 1800s ]
Also see: run to seed
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