dead run

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dead run (third-person singular simple present dead runs, present participle dead running, simple past and past participle dead ran)

  1. (idiomatic) To come as fast as one can, often in a harried state.
    When she saw smoke coming from the kitchen, the old woman came in on the dead run to remove the burned loaf of bread from the oven.

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