run for one's money

  • 1 run for one's money — (informal) ▪ Fierce competition ▪ Enjoyment from an activity ● money …

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  • 2 run for one's money — {n. phr.} 1. A good fight; a hard struggle. Usually used with give or get . * /Our team didn t win the game, but they gave the other team a run for their money./ 2. Satisfaction; interest; excitement. Usually used with give or get . * /People… …

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  • 3 run for one's money — {n. phr.} 1. A good fight; a hard struggle. Usually used with give or get . * /Our team didn t win the game, but they gave the other team a run for their money./ 2. Satisfaction; interest; excitement. Usually used with give or get . * /People… …

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  • 4 run for one's money — noun a) A difficult challenge for the person indicated, especially one involving a competitive situation. If your competitor regards you as a menace to his pocketbook, he can give you a nice little run for your money and delay you indefinitely.… …

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  • 5 run\ for\ one's\ money — n. phr. 1. A good fight; a hard struggle. Usually used with give or get . Our team didn t win the game, but they gave the other team a run for their money. 2. Satisfaction; interest; excitement. Usually used with give or get . People like to… …

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  • 6 run for one's money — phrasal a serious challenge to one s supremacy < is expected to give the incumbent a good run for his money > …

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  • 7 a (good) run for one's money — 1》 challenging competition or opposition. 2》 reward or enjoyment in return for one s efforts. → run …

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  • 8 a good run for one's money — ► a (good) run for one s money 1) challenging competition or opposition. 2) reward or enjoyment in return for one s efforts. Main Entry: ↑run …

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  • 9 a run for one's money — ► a (good) run for one s money 1) challenging competition or opposition. 2) reward or enjoyment in return for one s efforts. Main Entry: ↑run …

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  • 10 have a run for one's money — have a (good) run for one s money derive reward or enjoyment in return for one s outlay or efforts …

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  • 11 (a) run for one's money — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. one s money s worth, satisfaction, keen competition, challenge; see pay 1 , satisfaction 1 …

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  • 12 For One More Day — is a 2006 novel taken place during the mid 1900 s by the acclaimed sportswriter and author Mitch Albom. It opens with the novel s protagonist planning to commit suicide. His adulthood is shown to have been rife with sadness. His own daughter didn …

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  • 13 To turn one's money — Turn Turn (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s… …

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  • 14 Old Bill's Fun Run for Charities — Date Second Saturday in September Location Jackson, Wyoming Distance 10K, 5K, 5K Youth Beneficiary All Jackson Hole Nonprofit Organizations Established …

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  • 15 run — [run] vi. ran or Dial. run, run, running [altered (with vowel prob. infl. by pp.) < ME rinnen, rennen < ON & OE: ON rinna, to flow, run, renna, to cause to run (< Gmc * rannjan); OE rinnan, iornan: both < Gmc * renwo < IE base * er …

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  • 16 run — ► VERB (running; past ran; past part. run) 1) move at a speed faster than a walk, never having both or all feet on the ground at the same time. 2) move about in a hurried and hectic way. 3) pass or cause to pass: Helen ran her fingers through her …

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  • 17 run — runnable, adj. runnability, n. /run/, v., ran, run, running, n., adj. v.i. 1. to go quickly by moving the legs more rapidly than at a walk and in such a manner that for an instant in each step all or both feet are off the ground. 2. to move with… …

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  • 18 run — v. & n. v. (running; past ran; past part. run) 1 intr. go with quick steps on alternate feet, never having both or all feet on the ground at the same time. 2 intr. flee, abscond. 3 intr. go or travel hurriedly, briefly, etc. 4 intr. a advance by… …

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  • 19 run — verb (runs, running, ran ran; past participle run) 1》 move at a speed faster than a walk, never having both or all feet on the ground at the same time.     ↘enter or be entered in a race.     ↘(of hounds) chase or hunt their quarry.     ↘(of a… …

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  • 20 money — See: COIN MONEY or MINT MONEY, EASY MONEY, FOOL AND HIS MONEY ARE SOON PARTED, FOR LOVE OR MONEY, IN THE CHIPS or IN THE MONEY, MADE OF MONEY, MARRY MONEY, PUT ONE S MONEY ON A SCRATCHED HORSE, RUN FOR ONE S MONEY, SEE THE COLOR OF ONE S MONEY,… …

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