Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Runner"

The meaning of "Runner" in various phrases and sentences

Q: As the filed climbed past three, four, then five thousand runners, the race organizers, in a desperate attempt to cope with chaos, began imposing qualifying times.

In this sentence, what's the meaning of "qualifying times"? ne anlama geliyor?
A: It means that the runners have to run a race in a certain amount of time to qualify for this race. This is a really common occurance in high-demand races like the Boston Marathon.

Ex. "I have to run a marathon in 2.5 hours to qualify for the next race."
Q: runner ne anlama geliyor?
A: Maybe they are being sarcastic and actually mean a person who runs. In the old days, news was delivered by someone who ran fast.
Q: runners high ne anlama geliyor?
A: It is the good feeling you get during exercise (specifically running) because of endorphins
Q: “first runner up” ne anlama geliyor?
A: Yes, the second person to win.
Q: Did a runner by all accounts. ne anlama geliyor?
A: It's true that speech can be much less grammatical than written English.But this seems to be reported speech and I think the punctuation in the second sentence could be different.

I might write:

"Turns out the owner stopped paying his bills, did a runner by all accounts."

Now the sentence is still missing "it" at the beginning ("It turns out~") but the second part is a bit clearer.

The owner is the subject followed by two verb phrases.

In reported speech we often put an ellipsis to mark a pause but it doesn't have to mean the end of a sentence.

That said, neither is right or wrong. This is just how I see it.

By the way, "do a runner" is quite a common verb phrase. We would use it if somebody left a restaurant without paying or left somewhere early to avoid a difficult situation.

Example sentences using "Runner"

Q: She is not so fast a runner as him ile örnek cümleler göster.
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Q: 'do a runner' ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: "The date was so awful I considered doing a runner a few times"
"He's done a runner"
"I cant believe he's done a runner from prison"
"I honestly didn't think he would do a runner like that"
Q: "do a runner" ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Sorry, not sure what you are trying to say

Synonyms of "Runner" and their differences

Q: runner beans ve green beans arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Green beans = judías verdes
Runner beans = habichuelas, judías escarlatas
Los runner beans son más populares en Inglaterra, donde los green beans a menudo se llaman French beans. A pesar de ser inglés, yo prefiero éstos ...
Q: parallel runner ve dead heat arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Dead heat - tie at the end of the race. They cross the finish line at same time.

Parallel runner - can be anytime during the race where they are running side by side
Q: I’m the fastest runner in the team. ve I’m the fastest runner of the team. arasındaki fark nedir?
A: 同じ意味です。「I’m the fastest runner on the team」はもう少し自然だと思います。「I’m the fastest runner in the team」もいいですよ
Q: "runner" ve "server" arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Runners generally bring out food, pour water, and don't interact with guests quite as much as servers, (Waiters/resses) do. They do not take orders usually. They might bring you a check or a drink if it's busier.
Q: The runner who finished second won a small prize ve The runner finishing second won a small prize arasındaki fark nedir?
A: The only difference between the two is the voice being used. The first is passive the second is active. Although I might be wrong in my use of these terms as I don't know a lot of the terminology of English grammar.

Translations of "Runner"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? 1st runner up ?
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Other questions about "Runner"

Q: The runner behind her accidentaly bumped into her leg and she fell down. She bleed from her both legs and wasn't even able to stand up, but she crawled on hands and knees for the remaining 200 meters to the checkpoint. It turns out that her right leg was broken when she fell. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: The runner behind her accidentally hit her leg causing her to fall down. She was bleeding from both legs and wasn’t even able to stand up, but she persevered and finished the remaining 200 meters by crawling on her hands and knees. It turns out her right leg broke when she fell.
Q: I was not a fast runner at all but I really loved to run when I was young. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: I used to love running too :) it sounds good!
Q: runner up是第二名还是第三名?
A: 第二名。second runner up 是第三名
Q: When a slow runner talks about themselves, which one will they use?
a) I don't run fast.
b) I can't run fast.
A: You could say both. I am unable to run fast, I can't run fast. I do not run fast, I don't run fast.
Q: Who is the fastest runner among three? bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: Among these three who is the fastest runner.

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