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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyrun through
he/she/itruns through
present participlerunning through
past tenseran through
past participlerun through

Related meanings

  1. 1
    run through something to explain or to read something quickly

    I’ll just run through the names and make sure everyone’s here.

    Do you want me to run through the details with you?

  2. 3
    run through someone/something if a feeling runs through a group of people, they all feel it

    Fear ran through the crowd as a shot was heard.

  3. 4
    run through something if a quality or idea runs through something, you can find it in many parts of that thing

    The theme of jealousy runs through a lot of her work.

    There was a lot of bitterness running through their conversation.

  4. 5
    run through something to spend or use a lot of money in a short period of time

    The project ran through £50 million in the first year.

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