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run over/through sth

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)

(REPEAT)

C2 to quickly say or practise something: I'll just run over what's been said so far, for latecomers who missed the first speakers. She quickly ran over her speech before going on-stage. The director wants to run through the whole play this morning.

(EXPLAIN)

to examine a document or subject with someone in order to explain it or to get their help or opinion on it: I'd like to run over the main points of the article with you. I'm really struggling with this maths - could you run through it with me later?
Translations of “run over/through sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 排演, 扼要陳述, 匆匆練習…
in Chinese (Simplified) 排演, 扼要陈述, 匆匆练习…
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