1. phrasal verb [no passive] To come through a dangerous or difficult situation means to survive it and recover from it. [V P n] ⇒ The city had faced racial crisis and come through it. [V P n] ⇒ He's too old to come through a fall like that. 2. phrasal verb If a feeling or message comes through, it is clearly shown in what is said or done. [V P] ⇒ I hope my love for the material came through, because it is a great script. [V P] ⇒ Their talk is often hard to fathom but their exuberance still comes through. 3. phrasal verb If something comes through, it arrives, especially after some procedure has been carried out. [V P] ⇒ The father of the baby was waiting for his divorce to come through. [V P] ⇒ The news came through at about five o'clock on election day. 4. phrasal verb → come If you come through with what is expected or needed from you, you succeed in doing or providing it. [V P + on/with] ⇒ He puts his administration at risk if he doesn't come through on these promises for reform. [V P + for] ⇒ We found that we were totally helpless, and our women came through for us.
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