Definition of run through in English:

run through

1Be present in every part of; pervade: a sense of personal loss runs through many of his lyrics
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  • The other interesting theme running through here is the loss of family.
  • Do you sense a strong current of social idealism running through present-day American design?
  • While it is difficult to categorize the projects presented in this volume, one common thread that runs through much of the work is the architects' concern for ecologically sound design.
Synonyms
2Use or spend recklessly or rapidly: her husband had long since run through her money
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  • It didn't take them too many years to run through all their money.
  • Not surprisingly, he quickly ran through the money and had to ask Morgan for more.
  • That ever-charming quality stood him in good stead as he ran through the money of numerous family friends who invested in a long string of his losing ventures.
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3Go over (something) quickly as a reminder or rehearsal: I’ll just run through the schedule for the weekend
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  • Before we get on to the clinical implications, let's just quickly run through what the possible reasons are.
  • We did some rehearsing yesterday evening, running through some old Dr. Feelgood numbers.
  • As I read I kept running through all the things I have said over the last six years since having Madison.
Synonyms
go over, go through, look over, look through, cast one's eye over, take a look at, run over; read, study, scan, peruse, review, examine, inspect
informal give something a/the once-over
rehearse, practise, go through, go over, repeat, do again; recapitulate; North Americanrun down
informal recap
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