clear (something) with (someone)

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clear (something) with (someone)

To get someone's approval or permission to do something. Did you clear this request for funds with the head of finance? Mom said no, but I'll clear it with dad—he'll definitely let us go to the concert.
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clear something with someone or something

to get someone's approval for something. You will have to clear this expenditure with the main office. I will clear your trip with Dad.
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clear with

Obtain approval or permission. For example, Before you proceed, you'll have to clear it with the main office. [Mid-1900s]
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Jutanugarn responded with a birdie at the 17th to move two shots clear with one to play and made par at the last to secure the title, while Lee tied for second.
? YOU'D be forgiven for thinking Manchester City were 1,000 points clear with one game to play.
He was three shots clear with one to play but ran up a double-bogey six to take some of the gloss off an otherwise brilliant performance.
But he insists his focus remains on the race for the championship after the Scottish champions moved four points clear with one game to go, ahead of Celtic's match at Hearts tomorrow night, thanks to goals from Nikica Jelavic and Northern Ireland's Kyle Lafferty.
Frame 15 went to Doherty, who looked like holding an overnight lead when 24 points clear with one red left in the last of the session, before a glaring error allowed Carmarthen's Stevens to clean up.
After Edwards arrived Wigan fashioned five tries including one from the master himself to take Wigan one point clear with one game to go.