(of a bowler in cricket, a long-jumper, etc) gather speed by running before releasing the ball, jumping, etc （指板球投球手、跳远运动员等）助跑
*Hadlee is now running up to bowl. 哈德利正在助跑投球. run sth up
(a) raise or hoist sth 升起某物
*run up a flag on the mast 在旗杆上升起旗子.
(b) make (a garment) quickly, esp by sewing 赶做（衣服）（尤指缝纫）
*run up a blouse, dress, skirt, etc 赶做女衬衣、连衣裙、裙子等.
(c) allow (a bill, debt, etc) to accumulate 积欠（帐款、债务等）
*You'll run up a huge gas bill if you leave the heater on. 热水器要是总开着, 煤气费就很高了. run up against sth meet or encounter (a difficulty, problem, etc) 遇到（困难、问题等）
*The government is running up against considerable opposition to its privatization plans. 政府的私有化计画遇到了很大的阻力.
1. Before he got the job, Mr. Torres was determined to escape the workshop run by the Lighthouse (灯塔), an organization dedicated to help people who can't see, and to try to make it on his own. 得到这份工作之前，他就决心离开"灯塔"所经营的一个工场——"灯塔"是一个专门为盲人提供帮助的机构。他想靠自己的能力去工作。
2. When he was driving along Catford Street recently, he saw two thieves rush out of a shop and run towards a waiting car. 最近，当他正开车在凯特福德街上行驶时，看到有两个小偷从一家商店里冲出来，奔向等在那里的一辆汽车，
3. With their eyes closed and bodies swaying, they run the course in their minds first, which improves their performance. 他们闭上眼，摆动身体，在头脑中先把整个滑雪道跑一遍，这能提高他们在实际比赛中的表现。
4. The sudden appearance of a policeman caused the thief to run away. 警察突然出现, 小偷就逃跑了.
5. The car is economical to run. 开这辆汽车费用很省。
6. To run a restaurant is a lucrative business. 经营餐厅是赚钱的生意。
7. Trains run on schedule without mishap. 列车运行安全正点。
8. The criminal on the run made his submission to the police at last. 在逃犯最后终于向警方屈服。
9. They run away. 他们总是逃之夭夭。
10. The people who run and teach at jukus say the schools are popular only because they work, creating a lively and interesting environment in which students learn because they are enjoying themselves. 在课外学校从事管理和教学的人说，他们学校之所以大受欢迎，乃是因为他们的工作创造了一个活泼而有趣的环境，在这样的环境中，学生因过得愉快而乐于学习。