Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
run with it
run with it
1) continue with an idea or action
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yes, run with it
To ‘run with’ something (such as an idea or a suggestion) means to take something, accept it, use it and develop it further. “Let’s run with that approach.” “He took the advice I gave him and just ran with it.” If someone says ‘let’s run with that’ it means they approve of the idea or the approach and are giving it the go-ahead. “Let’s run with that and see how we get on.” You will often hear this expression in professional contexts.
Social Examples (Advance)
When I pitched my story idea, my editor told me to run with it.
The strategy is todevelop a goal and just run with it, then figure out details along the way.
Professional Examples (Basic)
If we don't have any better suggestions we'll have to run with our first idea.
I was not sure about this decision myself, but my supervisor encouraged me to run with it so it's out of my hands.
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