Definition: to be a candidate, to be competing for something

Examples:

This is a very competitive bid. There are three very strong candidates in the running — our company, and two others. Only one of us will win.

After the interview, I felt very confident. I don’t know if I will get this job, but I am definitely in the running.

About Matt Krause

Matt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, Bucharest, and Sofia for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank, and Reckitt Benckiser. He also walked across Turkey and wrote a book about it.