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running repairs

plural noun
1.
repairs, as to a machine or vehicle, that are minor and can be made with little or no interruption in the use of the item
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  • What they did in the way of running repairs was even more wonderful, if that be possible, than their normal routine.

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  • I also went to a motor school and had a course of lessons on Ford running repairs and vulcanising tyres.

    Across the Prairie in a Motor Caravan Frances Halton Eva Hasell
  • The expert must be accompanied by someone who has driven a car for at least a year, and done her own running repairs.

    Across the Prairie in a Motor Caravan Frances Halton Eva Hasell

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