run sth by

run sth by
UK US run sth by/past sb
Phrasal Verb with run({{}}/rʌn/ verb (running, ran, run)
to tell someone about something, to make sure they understand or approve: »

I would like to run some ideas by you before we agree to the deal.

»

Could you run that past me again?


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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