run to

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run to

  1. (idiomatic) To reach a particular maximum amount, size, value, etc.
    The official report runs to several thousand pages in 12 volumes.
    The repairs ran to 1,200 Euros.
  2. (idiomatic) To reach the limit of one's abilities or tastes.
    My musical tastes don't run to Wagner, I'm afraid.
    I don't think my carpentry runs to making a window.
  3. To go to a responsible person or authority figure for support; to require another to support oneself.
    She's getting a little old to run to her mother every time she gets in a fight with her friends.