Meaning of “run (someone) through something” in the English Dictionary


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run (someone) through something

phrasal verb with run us /rʌn/ verb present participle running, past tense ran /ræn/ , past participle run


to practice something; to rehearse:

The director wants us to run through the first act this morning.

If you run someone through something, you practice it or talk about it so the person will know it better:

A technician ran me through the data recovery process.

(Definition of “run (someone) through something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)