One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A regular journey made by car to take one's children to school or bring them home.‘I'll be back in time to do the school run’
- ‘The journeys they make also tend to be shorter: school runs, shopping, short-distance commuting.’
- ‘Our normal school runs are undertaken, not far above the gutter, in a 12-year-old Citroen.’
- ‘"A lot of people have it for commuting into town or for the school run," she said.’
- ‘The Suzuki is well suited to cope with family duties such as school runs.’
- ‘According to Egg, the average cost for a household doing the school run is £402 a year.’
- ‘Then it's time to make everyone's packed lunches before setting off on the mother of all school runs.’
- ‘Other costs include possible damage to vehicles whilst on the school run.’
- ‘Unlike the modern Range Rover it was not, repeat not, designed for the school run.’
- ‘With my eldest child now attending morning nursery, my days on maternity leave are punctuated by the school run.’
- ‘Just don't expect to draw admiring glances on the school run.’
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