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English verb: run through

1. run through (consumption) apply thoroughly; think through


SamplesWe worked through an example.


Synonymsgo through, work through


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)work


Narrower (hyponym)whip through

2. run through (consumption) use up (resources or materials)


SamplesThis car consumes a lot of gas.
We exhausted our savings.
They run through 20 bottles of wine a week.


ExamplesThey run through more bread


Synonymsconsume, deplete, eat, eat up, exhaust, use up, wipe out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)drop, expend, spend


Narrower (hyponym)burn, burn off, burn up, drain, exhaust, indulge, luxuriate, play out, run down, run out, sap, spend, tire


Verb groupoccupy, take, use up









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