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English verb: run aground

1. run aground (motion) bring to the ground

SamplesThe storm grounded the ship.

Synonymsground, strand

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)land

Causeground, run aground

2. run aground (motion) hit or reach the ground


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)arrive at, attain, gain, hit, make, reach

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