run through
Verb
  1. (transitive, idiomatic) To summarise briefly
    Let me run through today's meeting for those who missed it.
  2. (idiomatic, colloquial) To inform or educate someone, typically of a new concept or a concept particular to an organization or industry
  3. (idiomatic) To repeat something.
    We will run through scene 2 until we get it right.
  4. (idiomatic) To use completely, in a short space of time. Usually money.
    I ran through my wages in two days. Now I've got to live on next to nothing till Friday!
  5. To go through hastily.
    to run through a book
  6. (idiomatic) To pervade, of a quality that is characteristic of a group, organisation, or system.
    Fear of foreigners runs through that country at all levels of its society.
  7. (idiomatic) To impale a person with a blade, usually a sword.
    Make just one move, and I'll run you through, sir, without hesitation.
  8. Of a waterway, to flow through an area.
    • The Seine river runs through Paris.
  9. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see run, through
Translations
  • Spanish: resumir
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