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English definition of “run through sth”

run through sth

(EXIST) phrasal verb with run     /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
If a quality runs through something, it is in all parts of it: Melancholy runs through all her stories . Racism runs right through society .Filling and completing
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