run by someone

run by someone

Try out on someone, as in Let me run this idea by you and see what you think of it. [Colloquial; 1900s]
See also: run
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I would love to be the next mayor of Middlesbrough but, even if I'm not, I believe the town council should not be run by someone appointed by a small group of councillors.
The Motion Picture Association of America launched a probe into films being streamed on a website run by someone known only as Prism.
Until our club is run by someone who puts the TEAM or the FANS first, we'll never achieve anything worthwhile.
Yes, I do, It was run by someone I knew - Phil Myatt.
I certainly will not be sending my child there if it is run by someone like this.
It's imperative, therefore, that the food-service department be run by someone who has the nutrition knowledge required to modify menus based on the Department of Health and Human Services and United States Department of Agriculture's Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005, which tackle cardiac wellness, hypertension, nutrient density, fiber intake, nutrient status of aging Americans, adequate calcium intake to help prevent bone fractures, etc.
The sooner the Summer Pops is run by someone who can stop this farce the better, because I don't want my taxes used in such a ridiculous manner.
In conclusion, there's a lot of shoe companies out there and lots of videos, but none run by someone like Ed Dominick.
Which means Leeds are being run by someone who not only knows nothing about football but can't add up.
The judge Recorder Mr Peter Andrews QC said he accepted he had only been doing the donkey work for a 'shadowy' business run by someone else.
The website is run by someone called 'Galahad' who did not respond to an e-mail inquiry from the Sunday Mercury about his activities.
Generally, there is much less consumer resistance to opening an account, and a greater amount of trust, in an institution that is run by someone known and respected in the community," Bracewell said.
why we tolerate our affairs being run by someone else's government.
Money has just exploded in politics, and people are disgusted with how the system is run by someone other than them.
DISCOVERY of the week - the Jordanhill Partick Thistle Supporters Club is run by someone called Stewart McLuckie.