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run (something) past (one)

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

run past

v.
1. To run near or alongside someone or something from one side to the other: A flock of wild turkeys ran past the barn.
2. To overtake someone or something by running: I was leading in the race, but then someone ran past me.
3. To continue later than some time: I will be late for dinner because our meeting will run past 7:00.
4. To tell, explain, or demonstrate something to someone: He ran many ideas past us, but we disliked them all.
See also: past, run
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