in the running

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PronunciationEdit

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Prepositional phraseEdit

in the running

  1. (idiomatic) Of a candidate: potential or likely; worthy of consideration.
    Even if I were looking for a boyfriend, I don't think he would be in the running.
  2. (idiomatic) Of a competitor or contestant: still eligible and able to win.
    My favourite singer wasn't eliminated, so she's still in the running!

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