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English definition of “run sth by sb”

run sth by sb

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with run   /rʌn/ (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run) us  
to tell someone about something so that that person can give their opinion about it: Would you run your idea by me one more time?Expressing and asking opinionsRemarks and remarkingControlling emotions
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