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run through

verb

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1 to penetrate or hold (something) with a pointed object
  • before I knew what was happening, the thug had run through me with a knife

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2 to use up carelessly
  • how did you manage to run through $300 in one day?

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run-through

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of run-through (Entry 2 of 2)

a short statement of the main points
  • could you give me a quick run-through of what the referendum question is all about?

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The first known use of run through was in the 15th century

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“Run through.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/run%20through. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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