English version

run something by/past somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrun something by/past somebody phrasal verb1 to tell someone something so that they can give you their opinion Let me run some figures by you. I just wanted to run it past you and see what you thought.2 run that by me again spoken used to ask someone to repeat what they have just said because you did not completely understand it run→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
run by/past He was run over by at least twelve wagons before the train was brought to an halt.I stay through two more routine calls, and we've run out of subjects by five-thirty.He got them when he was run over by his father's new Grand Am.A progressive institution in many ways, Rollins was run autocratically by its president, Hamilton Holt.Jones missed his All-Pro running back by just a few minutes.A multi-mode code switcher will enable 68000 and new PowerPC applications code to run side by side.Hudson was run out by Simmons from backward point, then Kirsten, the last experienced batsman, went to Cummins.Without the enormous costs run up by the Royal Navy vessel, the Yard would have made profits of £6.5m.
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Verb table
run
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrun
he, she, itruns
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyran
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave run
he, she, ithas run
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad run
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill run
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have run
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam running
he, she, itis running
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you, we, theyare running
Past
I, he, she, itwas running
you, we, theywere running
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been running
he, she, ithas been running
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been running
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be running
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been running
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