run by

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run by (third-person singular simple present runs by, present participle running by, simple past ran by, past participle run by)

  1. To inform someone briefly of the main points of an idea; to bring an idea or proposal to the attention of someone (especially in order to obtain their opinion of it).
    Let me run that idea by the board before we spend too much time on it.
    I would like to hear your opinion on this. Have you got a few minutes, so I can run some ideas by you?
    Can you just run those numbers by me again, please? To make sure I've got them clear.
  2. To briefly stop at a location for a particular purpose.
    Can you run by the store for milk?