Run on and Talk

Run on

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Run on verb – To engage in casual or rambling conversation.
Usage example: we were just running on about how neither of us has aged a bit after all these years

Talk and run on are semantically related In some cases you can use "Talk" instead a verb "Run on".
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Talk verb – To engage in casual or rambling conversation.
Usage example: talked with our neighbor as we unloaded the groceries from the car

Run on and talk are semantically related in inform topic. Sometimes you can use "Run on" instead a verb "Talk".
Nearby Words: talking, talkative, talker, talkie
Synonyms for Talk

Both terms in one sentence

  • Gratuitous Ninja One of the classic moments from Mark Waid's run on The Flash; our hero is out at a restaurant with his girlfriend, who is showing signs of wanting to talk about their relationship.
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander: Art, who sometimes leaves a few nonsensical sayings here and there and then goes on to confuse the person he's conversing with even more.Art: You know how things are when people just run on and on in circles waiting for their turn to talk.Garrus: No I don't, apparently.
  • It was to get a run on Broadway, but talk of that has largely tapered off.
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