run through something

run through something
run through (or over) something
discuss, read, or repeat something quickly or briefly

I'll just run through the schedule for the weekend

rehearse a performance or series of actions

okay, let's run through Scene 3 again

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  • run through (something) — 1. to practice something. We ran through our lines once, then started filming. 2. to use all of something quickly. I still don t see how you could run through $5000 in a week. Alex ran through a large inheritance …   New idioms dictionary

  • run through — verb 1. apply thoroughly; think through (Freq. 4) We worked through an example • Syn: ↑work through, ↑go through • Derivationally related forms: ↑run through • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • run through — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms run through : present tense I/you/we/they run through he/she/it runs through present participle running through past tense ran through past participle run through 1) run through something to explain or to read …   English dictionary

  • run over something — ˌrun ˈover sth derived to read through or practise sth quickly • She ran over her notes before giving the lecture. Main entry: ↑runderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • run through sth — UK US run through sth Phrasal Verb with run({{}}/rʌn/ verb (running, ran, run) ► to look at, examine, or deal with a set of things, especially quickly: »We ran through the list of machines, but none of them were what we were looking for. run… …   Financial and business terms

  • ˌrun ˈthrough sth — phrasal verb 1) to explain or read something quickly Do you want me to run through the details with you?[/ex] 2) to practise something so that it is correct for a performance or test Let s just run through the piece one more time.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • To run through — Run Run, v. i. [imp. {Ran}or {Run}; p. p. {Run}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Running}.] [OE. rinnen, rennen (imp. ran, p. p. runnen, ronnen). AS. rinnan to flow (imp. ran, p. p. gerunnen), and iernan, irnan, to run (imp. orn, arn, earn, p. p. urnen); akin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • run-through — noun a) A rehearsal of a drama, especially an uninterrupted one, but with no makeup or costume b) A brief outline of the main points of something; a rundown …   Wiktionary

  • run-through — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. rehearsal; recapitulation, recap (inf.). See shortness. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A condensation of the essential or main points of something: recapitulation, rundown, sum, summary, summation,… …   English dictionary for students

  • run — run1 [ rʌn ] (past tense ran [ ræn ] ; past participle run) verb *** ▸ 1 move quickly with legs ▸ 2 control/organize ▸ 3 machine: work ▸ 4 liquid: flow ▸ 5 try to be elected ▸ 6 vehicle: travel ▸ 7 be shown/performed ▸ 8 reach amount/rate ▸ 9… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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