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Denoting a person who bravely intervenes in an attempt to thwart a criminal.‘the have-a-go hero ran across the road and confronted the thief’
- ‘The have-a-go hero ran out through an emergency exit and tried to stop the men getting away.’
- ‘A have-a-go hero is recovering after being injured while trying to stop thieves escaping from a golf club.’
- ‘A judge awarded a have-a-go hero £500 to thank him for rugby tackling a drug-crazed mugger.’
- ‘A burglar was captured by a have-a-go hero as he tried to rifle a Bradford pub early today.’
- ‘Police are trying to trace a have-a-go hero who foiled a machete wielding robber at a petrol station.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.