run someone through

a) To train someone, typically of a particular task
b) To inform or educate someone, typically of a new concept or a concept particular to an organization or industry

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  • run someone through — stab a person so as to kill them. → run …   English new terms dictionary

  • run someone through — STAB, pierce, transfix, impale. → run …   Useful english dictionary

  • run someone through — they hung an effigy of Bin Laden and ran it through with sharp sticks Syn: stab, pierce, transfix, impale …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • run someone/something through — stab a person or animal so as to kill them …   Useful english dictionary

  • run — run1 [ rʌn ] (past tense ran [ ræn ] ; past participle run) verb *** ▸ 1 move quickly with legs ▸ 2 control/organize ▸ 3 machine: work ▸ 4 liquid: flow ▸ 5 try to be elected ▸ 6 vehicle: travel ▸ 7 be shown/performed ▸ 8 reach amount/rate ▸ 9… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • run — 1 /rVn/ verb past tense ran past participle run present participle running MOVE QUICKLY ON FOOT 1 (I) to move quickly on foot by moving your legs more quickly than when you are walking: I had to run to catch the bus. | Two youths were killed when …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • run — verb (runs, running, ran ran; past participle run) 1》 move at a speed faster than a walk, never having both or all feet on the ground at the same time.     ↘enter or be entered in a race.     ↘(of hounds) chase or hunt their quarry.     ↘(of a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • run — runnable, adj. runnability, n. /run/, v., ran, run, running, n., adj. v.i. 1. to go quickly by moving the legs more rapidly than at a walk and in such a manner that for an instant in each step all or both feet are off the ground. 2. to move with… …   Universalium

  • run through — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms run through : present tense I/you/we/they run through he/she/it runs through present participle running through past tense ran through past participle run through 1) run through something to explain or to read …   English dictionary

  • run through — verb 1. apply thoroughly; think through (Freq. 4) We worked through an example • Syn: ↑work through, ↑go through • Derivationally related forms: ↑run through • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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