I was basically told to keep off your back but no one mentioned I should run errands for you.
I sold newspapers down at the corner and ran errands for Barney's pool hall.
There were errands to run: a walk to the variety store for light bulbs—a matron in 2C had filched every one before departing—a toilet plunger job in 3B.
They hurt people for fun and money, ran errands for more talented malefactors, and generally kept themselves in constant trouble.
She had some errands to run.
They've been running errands for the family for quite a few months now.
We all needed some clothes and I had a few errands I needed to run.
His mother spoke of a rich woman often, one who sent her on errands when his mother was not wanted at the whorehouse where she made what living was afforded a poor woman beyond the marriage age.
"When I was ten, I met Eden, the woman who often hired my mother for errands," he started.
He was continually employed on diplomatic errands until 1455, when, owing apparently to ill-health, he received apartments in the palace of the counts of Hainaut at Salle-le-Comte, Valenciennes, with a con siderable pension, on condition that the recipient should put in writing "choses nouvelles et morales," and a chronicle of notable events.
He was treasurer of England from 1334 to 1337, and high in the favour and often in the company of Edward III.; he was sent on several important errands, and entrusted with important commissions.
When Lord Bute was prime minister this legal satellite used, says Dr Johnson, to go on errands for him, and it is to Wedderburn's credit that he first suggested to the premier the propriety of granting Johnson a pension.
On diplomatic errands to Louis XI.
They opened letters, arrested suspects, controlled the trade in corn, and sent their National Guards on such errands as they thought proper.
He received rich rewards from Henry, now King Henry VII., who also sent him on errands to Scotland, to Ireland and to Brittany, and he died at Morlaix on the 8th of September 1489.
In 1640 he paid another visit to England on one of his usual scholarly errands, meaning to return when it was accomplished.
One night the king sat up very late, writing letters and sending messages; and the little page was kept busy running on errands until past midnight.