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    #1

    run me through

    Are these sentences correct:

    1-Could you run me through your thoughts as you were solving this problem?

    2-Could you run me through your head as you were planning to do what you have done?

    I think they work. The thing is that 'as you were solving this problem' does not modify 'run' but 'thoughts'. In the second one, 'as you were planning to do what you have done' postmodifies 'head'.

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    Navi.

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    Re: run me through

    They don't work for me. They don't make sense.

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    #3

    Re: run me through

    I would accept the first.

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    Re: run me through

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    I would accept the first.
    1-Could you run me through your thoughts as you were solving this problem?

    How can that be acceptable?

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    #5

    Re: run me through

    It means "explain your thinking process as you were solving this process".

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    #6

    Re: run me through

    It doesn't sound very natural in BrE, but it makes sense.

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    #7

    Re: run me through

    Just another BrE/AmE difference.

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