run past
phrasal see run by

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • run past — see RUN BY ((ABOVE)) • • • Main Entry: ↑run …   Useful english dictionary

  • run past — ► run by (or past) tell (someone) about (something) to find out their opinion. Main Entry: ↑run …   English terms dictionary

  • run past — PHRASAL VERB To run something past someone means the same as to run it by them. [V n P n] Before agreeing, he ran the idea past Johnson …   English dictionary

  • run — ► VERB (running; past ran; past part. run) 1) move at a speed faster than a walk, never having both or all feet on the ground at the same time. 2) move about in a hurried and hectic way. 3) pass or cause to pass: Helen ran her fingers through her …   English terms dictionary

  • run the gauntlet — run past the enemy, go through a dangerous area    After three job interviews, I felt like I d run the gauntlet …   English idioms

  • run — run1 W1S1 [rʌn] v past tense ran [ræn] past participle run present participle running ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move quickly using your legs)¦ 2¦(race)¦ 3¦(organize/be in charge of )¦ 4¦(do something/go somewhere quickly)¦ 5¦(buses/trains etc)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • run — [[t]rʌ̱n[/t]] ♦ runs, running, ran (The form run is used in the present tense and is also the past participle of the verb.) 1) VERB When you run, you move more quickly than when you walk, for example because you are in a hurry to get somewhere,… …   English dictionary

  • past — [[t]pɑ͟ːst, pæ̱st[/t]] ♦ pasts (In addition to the uses shown below, past is used in the phrasal verb run past .) 1) N SING: the N The past is the time before the present, and the things that have happened. In the past, about a third of the… …   English dictionary

  • run by — PHRASAL VERB If you run something by someone, you tell them about it or mention it, to see if they think it is a good idea, or can understand it. [V n P n] I m definitely interested, but I ll have to run it by Larry Estes... [V n P n] Run that by …   English dictionary

  • run by — or run past phrasal to present to (as for evaluation) < ran some ideas by her > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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