have a good run for money

have a good run for money
have a good run for (your) money to have a long period of success or enjoyment.

I've achieved a lot in my life and I feel I've had a good run for my money.


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  • have a (good) run for your money — phrase to have a long period of time when you are successful or happy I’ve had a good run for my money, but it’s time to retire. Thesaurus: in a good, better or pleasant situationsynonym Main entry: run …   Useful english dictionary

  • have a good run for your money — have a good run for (your) money to have a long period of success or enjoyment. I ve achieved a lot in my life and I feel I ve had a good run for my money …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a run for one's money — have a (good) run for one s money derive reward or enjoyment in return for one s outlay or efforts …   Useful english dictionary

  • run for one's money — {n. phr.} 1. A good fight; a hard struggle. Usually used with give or get . * /Our team didn t win the game, but they gave the other team a run for their money./ 2. Satisfaction; interest; excitement. Usually used with give or get . * /People… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run for one's money — {n. phr.} 1. A good fight; a hard struggle. Usually used with give or get . * /Our team didn t win the game, but they gave the other team a run for their money./ 2. Satisfaction; interest; excitement. Usually used with give or get . * /People… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Have I Got News for You — Infobox television show name = Have I Got News for You caption = The titlescreen format = Comedy panel game picture format = 4:3 (1990 – 1998) 16:9 (1998 – present) runtime = 30 minutes (standard) 40 minutes (extended) location = The London… …   Wikipedia

  • run — run1 W1S1 [rʌn] v past tense ran [ræn] past participle run present participle running ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move quickly using your legs)¦ 2¦(race)¦ 3¦(organize/be in charge of )¦ 4¦(do something/go somewhere quickly)¦ 5¦(buses/trains etc)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • run — 1 /rVn/ verb past tense ran past participle run present participle running MOVE QUICKLY ON FOOT 1 (I) to move quickly on foot by moving your legs more quickly than when you are walking: I had to run to catch the bus. | Two youths were killed when …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • run — run1 [ rʌn ] (past tense ran [ ræn ] ; past participle run) verb *** ▸ 1 move quickly with legs ▸ 2 control/organize ▸ 3 machine: work ▸ 4 liquid: flow ▸ 5 try to be elected ▸ 6 vehicle: travel ▸ 7 be shown/performed ▸ 8 reach amount/rate ▸ 9… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • run */*/*/ — I UK [rʌn] / US verb Word forms run : present tense I/you/we/they run he/she/it runs present participle running past tense ran UK [ræn] / US past participle run 1) [intransitive] to move quickly to a place using your legs and feet You ll have to… …   English dictionary

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