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How to use outrun in a sentence
When Murray faces the blitz, he can juke or outrun a pass rusher.The NFL’s conference title games will feature an endangered species: The pocket passer | Adam Kilgore | January 21, 2021 | Washington Post
I have mostly spent quarantine doing things, taking on new creative projects and challenges, because on some level, I’m trying to outrun my own sense of the world having frozen in place.
Look beneath the surface and you’d see him sweating and paddling to outrun tax bills and bankruptcies and vast foreign debt.Political cynicism has given way to love in Christian America | jakemeth | October 28, 2020 | Fortune
Doing it all, in Abovitz’s eyes, was the only way to outrun the corporate giants who also wanted to own the future.Magic Leap tried to create an alternate reality. Its founder was already in one | Verne Kopytoff | September 26, 2020 | Fortune
You don’t have to—just outrun the slower person also fleeing the bear.
The subplot is always whether The Company will outrun her latest mood swing, which also turns out to be somehow brilliant.
The Bonnie and Clyde couple must rob a virtual bank, threaten virtual civilians, and then outrun the virtual police!Kanye West, John Legend & More Best Music Videos of the Week (VIDEO) | Victoria Kezra | August 4, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But their attempts to outrun his Secret Service detail end in disaster when Finn hits a woman and flees the scene.‘Mad Men,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘The Americans’: Reading Prestige TV Dramas as YA Fiction | Alyssa Rosenberg | April 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Conor is by all accounts a caring and sophisticated soul, but no man can completely outrun his DNA.Advice for Taylor Swift on Her Romance With Conor Kennedy | Rebecca Dana | August 4, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Those who carry out this pillage probably believe they can outrun their own destructiveness.Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco Chronicle Mining Catastrophes in West Virginia | Chris Hedges, Joe Sacco | June 14, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Here the “c” is hard and represents 7, and as the steamboat could easily outrun the “scow,” the phrase is easily remembered.Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Bill Barry's statement that the cru-colored bovine was "lively" and could outrun his sorrel mare was, at least founded upon fact.Dorothy at Skyrie | Evelyn Raymond
For a time it was easy to outrun the wolves and panthers, but at last they began to press hard upon him.Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children | Mabel Powers
He answers by showing how easily ships, without putting themselves out of breath, will outrun soldiers marching along the coast.Sir Walter Ralegh | William Stebbing
We may outrun / By violent swiftness that which we run at, / And lose by overrunning.
British Dictionary definitions for outrun
to run faster, farther, or better than
to escape from by or as if by running
to go beyond; exceed
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