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English

Noun

run in

  1. Alternative spelling of run-in.

Verb

run in

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1)To arrest someone.
    The guys who robbed the bank last week have finally been run in.
  2. (UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) To drive a car carefully when it is new so the engine is not damaged in any way.
    I have to drive slowly for the first 1,000 miles to run the engine in.

Usage notes

  • use 1. Most commonly found in the passive form.

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