run checks/tests on - definition and synonyms

phrase
  1. 1
    to examine someone or something in order to get information, for example to find out what something is or whether there is a problem

    The doctor wanted to run a few tests on him.

  2. 2
    to find out information about someone in order to be certain that they have not done anything illegal

    He was stopped by the police in his car and they ran a check on him.

See also main entry: run