to penetrate or go through by cutting
If you get through a task or an amount of work, especially when it is difficult, you complete it.
If you go through an experience or a period of time, especially an unpleasant or difficult one, you experience it.
to allow to pass (through)
When someone puts through someone who is making a phone call, they make the connection that allows the phone call to take place.
If you run through a list of items, you read or mention all the items quickly.
If you see through someone or their behaviour, you realize what their intentions are, even though they are trying to hide them.
If you sit through something such as a film, lecture, or meeting, you stay until it is finished although you are not enjoying it.
a way that traffic or vehicles can pass through
to leave; make off
If you break through a barrier, you succeed in forcing your way through it.
If you carry something through, you do it or complete it, often in spite of difficulties .
to navigate around (a website ) using the links provided to move onto different pages
To come through a dangerous or difficult situation means to survive it and recover from it.
A drive-through shop or restaurant is one where you can buy things without leaving your car.
If an arrangement, plan, or deal falls through, it fails to happen .
an apartment that takes up the entire floor of a building
(of headphones ) allowing a user to be aware of ambient sounds
If you leaf through something such as a book or magazine, you turn the pages without reading or looking at them very carefully.
If you live through an unpleasant event or change, you experience it and survive .
If you look through a group of things, you examine each one so that you can find or choose the one that you want .
a hatch, esp one for passing food from the kitchen to the dining room
to pass another foursome or group with their permission, while playing a round of golf
the unwanted transfer of a recorded magnetic field pattern from one turn of magnetic tape to the preceding or succeeding turn on a reel, causing distortion
If someone with a serious illness or someone in a very difficult situation pulls through, they recover.
If someone pushes through a law, they succeed in getting it accepted although some people oppose it.
If you romp through something, you do it or deal with it quickly and easily.
If you rush something through, you deal with it quickly so that it is ready in a shorter time than usual .
If someone or something sails through a difficult situation or experience, they deal with it easily and successfully.
A sell-through video is a film on video that you can buy .
to leave; depart
If you sleep through something, it does not wake you up.
If something or something slips through a set of checks or rules, they are accepted when in fact they should not be.
If you talk something through with someone, you discuss it with them thoroughly.
If you think a situation through, you consider it thoroughly, together with all its possible effects or consequences .
a theme or idea that runs from the beginning to the end of a book, film, etc
untidy or dishevelled
sung throughout, with no spoken dialogue
having finished with (esp when dissatisfied with)
If you thumb through something such as a book or magazine, you turn the pages quickly rather than reading each page carefully.
to act or recite (a part) in a perfunctory manner, as at a first rehearsal
to resolve (a problem, esp an emotional one), by thinking about it repeatedly and hence lessening its intensity either by gaining insight or by becoming bored by it
(of a dress or skirt ) fastened with buttons from top to hem
If you follow through an action, plan, or idea or follow through with it, you continue doing or thinking about it until you have done everything possible .
If you muddle through, you manage to do something even though you do not have the proper equipment or do not really know how to do it.
If you plough through something such as a large meal or a long piece of work, you finally finish it although it takes a lot of effort .
If you rattle through something, you deal with it quickly in order to finish it.
If you scrape through an examination, you just succeed in passing it. If you scrape through a competition or a vote, you just succeed in winning it.
to succeed, get through, survive, etc. by a narrow margin or with difficulty