Run Something By Me Again

Meaning of Idiom ‘Run Something By Me Again’

When say to someone “run something by me again” it means that we would like them to remind us or refresh our memory regarding something; to tell someone something again; to repeat something one has said. (Phrasal verb) 1Jarvie, Gordon. Bloomsbury Dictionary of Idioms. London: Bloomsbury, 2009.

See parent idiom Run Something By Someone

Examples Of Use

“I’m sorry, could you run that by me again?” asked Harper. “I couldn’t hear you over the music.”

“Could you run figures by me again? They’ve slipped my mind.”

“I know you told me about your plans but could you run them by me again?”

“You can’t pay the rent why? You want to run that by me again?” said the landlord.

“Wait, you’ll need to run that by me again. I thought you said you were done

Origin

This idiom derives from its parent idiom ‘run something by someone.’

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Sources   [ + ]

1. Jarvie, Gordon. Bloomsbury Dictionary of Idioms. London: Bloomsbury, 2009.