run sth by/past sb

run sth by/past sb
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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  • 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… …   Financial and business terms

  • run something by somebody — ˌrun sth ˈby/ˈpast sb derived (informal) to show sb sth or tell sb about an idea in order to see their reaction to it Main entry: ↑runderived …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Run — A run consists of a series of bid and offer quotes for different securities or maturities. Dealers give to and ask for runs from each other. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. run run 1 [rʌn] verb ran PASTTENSE [ræn] …   Financial and business terms

  • run — A run consists of a series of bid and offer quotes for different securities or maturities ( maturity). dealers give and ask for runs from each other. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. run run 1 [rʌn] verb ran …   Financial and business terms

  • past sb — 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… …   Financial and business terms

  • run something in — ˌrun sthˈin derived (BrE) (in the past) to prepare the engine of a new car for normal use by driving slowly and carefully: (figurative) Whatever system you choose, it must be run in properly. Main entry: ↑run …   Useful english dictionary

  • run — 1 /rVn/ verb past tense ran past participle run present participle running MOVE QUICKLY ON FOOT 1 (I) to move quickly on foot by moving your legs more quickly than when you are walking: I had to run to catch the bus. | Two youths were killed when …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • run*/*/*/ — [rʌn] (past tense ran [ræn] ; past participle run) verb I 1) to move quickly using your legs and feet You ll have to run if you want to catch the bus.[/ex] A cat ran across the road in front of me.[/ex] I ran to the door and opened it.[/ex] 2)… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • forbid past tense forbade — past participle forbidden / bIdn/ verb (T) 1 to tell someone that they definitely must not do something: You may not go to the party I absolutely forbid it! | forbid sb from doing sth: Women are forbidden from going out without a veil. | strictly …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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