happening or presented for a short period of time: a short-run motion picture.
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How to use short-run in a sentence
In the short run, the border crisis feeds into the Republican narrative on the need for more security.GOP on Immigration: Short-Term Gain, but Long-Term Pain | Kristen Soltis Anderson | August 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In the short run, Russia has the power to do as it pleases on its borders.
But in the short run, all the things that women wanted, Equal Rights Amendment, equal pay, he was never opposed to any of those.Murder, Sex, and the Writing Life: Norman Mailer’s Biography | Ronald K. Fried | November 19, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Israel must "radically" change its settlement policy in the short run.Official Dutch Report Calls for Break with Uncritical Approach to Israel | Willem Aldershoff | June 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
While they can be good for consumers in the short run, they can be bad in the long run.
I should not have been able to deny myself a short run in England.Under Wellington's Command | G. A. Henty
The fox had been caught after a short run, and the huntsmen were already beating after another.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events | S. Baring-Gould
And with that he took a short run and dived into the stream.Berry And Co. | Dornford Yates
In a few minutes the great boat was in motion, and after a short run down to the water, it once more rode the waves.The Cruise of the Noah's Ark | David Cory
At noon, sprung up a ten-knot breeze; and are sanguine of making a short run.Journal of an African Cruiser | Horatio Bridge
Other Idioms and Phrases with short-run
see under long run.
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