'ran long on' stuffed animals [run]

october15

Senior Member
Portugal-Portuguese
Context:

"I glanced at the prizes to won [at the carnival stand]. It ran long on stuffed animals and ugly dolls."

Long row of stuffed animals and ugly dolls?

october15
 
  • Copyright

    Senior Member
    American English
    No, a lot more stuffed animals and ugly dolls than anything else. It's the opposite of running short on something -- but it's not as common an expression as to run short on.
     
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