What is another word for run short?

24 synonyms found


[ ɹˈʌn ʃˈɔːt], [ ɹˈʌn ʃˈɔːt], [ ɹ_ˈʌ_n ʃ_ˈɔː_t]

The phrase "run short" means to have an insufficient amount of something. There are several synonyms to express the same, such as "exhausted," "depleted," "low on," "scarce," "limited," "insufficient," "inadequate," "deficient," "scanty," "short of," "running out of," and "not enough." When a resource or time seems to be running out, always use one of these expressions instead of the commonly used phrase "run short." It will help you to express yourself more accurately and efficiently. Using the appropriate synonym helps the reader or listener to understand the message more clearly.

Related words: running out of time, running out of space, run out of ideas, running out of patience, running out of money, running on empty, run out of fuel

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    How to use "Run short" in context?

    Short runs are a great way to get the heart rate up and burn some calories. However, be sure you don't run too short a run. A run that is too short can lead to Plateau or Resistance Training Slept On Syndrome.

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