run by someone

run (something) by (one)

To casually explain something to someone; to inform someone about something. I have an idea I'd like to run by you. OK, run the plan by me one more time.
See also: run

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, someone
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If the fans own the majority stake for a community asset then the club is never going to be run by someone without the club's best interests at heart.
The Motion Picture Association of America launched a probe into films being streamed on a website run by someone known only as Prism.
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.
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.
These rises should make it even more likely that the Lottery will be run by someone like Richard Branson on a non-profit basis.