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    the meaning of run

    A: Do you mind if I interview you?
    B: Actually, I'll have to run that by my agent first.

    I guess B is refusing to get interviewed.
    What I want to know is what is the exact meaning of "run" in the second line.
    Please give me a help.
    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: the meaning of run

    Your question is not about the meaning of run. It is about the meaning of run that by. When B says he will have to "run that by his agent" he means he will have to talk to his agent.

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    Re: the meaning of run

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    Your question is not about the meaning of run. It is about the meaning of run that by. When B says he will have to "run that by his agent" he means he will have to talk to his agent.

    ~R
    It is an idiom, isn't it?
    Thank you!

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    Smile Re: the meaning of run

    Quote Originally Posted by siruss View Post
    It is an idiom, isn't it?
    Thank you!
    Yes, it is an idiom. You're welcome.

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