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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Ran’. Over 50 Sentences


Ran — US. [ræn], UK. [ræn]

Main meanings:

  1. The past tense of the verb “run,” indicating the action of moving swiftly on foot.
  2. Executed the act of running or sprinting in the past.


10 simple sentences:

  • He ran fast in the race.
  • She ran to catch the bus.
  • They ran together every morning.
  • The cat ran after the mouse.
  • We ran out of time.
  • He ran a successful business.
  • She ran for exercise.
  • He ran yesterday in the park.
  • I ran late for the meeting.
  • He ran a marathon.


The sentences from movies:

They ran down there. – Titanic (1997)

He ran out, missed the train. – Hachi: A Dog’s Tale (2009)

I ran into the living room. – The Great Outdoors (1988)

They ran it. – Zodiac (2007)

You mean, she ran out on you? – Jaws (1975)

These yokels ran the state. – Casino (1995)

And you ran away. – The Princess Diaries (2001)

Well, I’m really glad I ran into you. – The Flash (2023)

Probably got spooked after they ran aground. – Dunkirk (2017)

And MI6 ran out of plastic? – Quantum of Solace (2008)

Is that how you ran the good-cop bad-cop? – L.A. Confidential (1997)

I ran into him at a dinner party. – Midnight In Paris (2011)

No wonder Mommy ran out on you. – Whiplash (2014)

I ran for it. – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

My father ran the bumper car concession. – Annie Hall (1977)

I ran a check. – Limbo (2023)

Here, I ran into it. – It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

He ran the Atlantis shuttle program. – 2012 (2009)

He ran off, didn’t he? – The Revenant (2015)

You ran past my house screaming. – Jesus Revolution (2023)

And the woman, Victoria, she ran off. – Twilight (2008)

The disposal units ran night and day. – The Terminator (1984)

Sorry, girl, we ran out of knives. – The Blackening (2022)

I ran into your secretary, Miss Olsen. – Apartment (1960)

You’re lucky I ran into you. – Memento (2000)

You really ran this dude down on foot? – Men In Black (1997)

Hey, we just ran into your buddy Ted. – Ted 2 (2015)

Ran every test on it for years. – Godzilla (2014)

I ran into the judge in the hall. – Meet The Fockers (2004)

You know what she ran in Palmdale? – The Fast and the Furious (2001)

Gillian ran off with someone? – You’ve Got Mail (1998)

Earlier tonight, he ran away from his family. – Coco (2017)

I ran away. – Chinatown (1974)

I ran into Bob the other day. – 2001 A Space Odyssey (1968)

You ran 11 touchdowns that season. – The Majestic (2001)

My mother did that after I ran away. – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

Ran off years ago. – The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Heard you ran into trouble. – Training Day (2001)

And she ran.Bumblebee (2018)

And so, you just ran.Forrest Gump (1994)

I couldn’t handle it and ran off. – Incredibles 2 (2018)

We ran out of gas. – The Gods Must Be Crazy (1984)

He ran out of ideas. – The Break-Up (2006)

Conversation ran short. – Dune (2021)

She just started crying and ran away. – Somewhere in Queens (2022)

They ran off into the woods. – Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)

I ran and showed it to my father. – Uncharted (2022)

Yeah, I ran into him outside. – Spider-Man 3 (2007)

She sort of ran out on her parents. – The Ring (2002)

I just panicked and ran.10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

Mine ran just fine. – Ford v Ferrari (2019)

When your father ran things. – Batman Begins (2005)

I thought you interns ran out. – The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

Oh, so you just ran into her? – Pretty Woman (1990)