Definition of 'through'
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We did not want to go through the upheaval of this again. The Sun (2016)That helped me get through my nursing degree. The Sun (2016)Bags of incoming mail were received and sorted on the trolleys as they moved through the city. Smithsonian Insider (2017)It is a slightly odd game in that both sides are already through. The Sun (2016)They could also gain respect through public service. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You had to fight your way through to the back. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Make sure you hop on the miniature steam train which passes through park. The Sun (2017)We will ask our people to think again about that through a general election or a new referendum. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I had been caught going through a traffic light on the change. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The reality of moving through gunfire yet again. BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)We want to get through this period. The Sun (2009)These are images to cut straight through the nervous system and hijack the soul. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We moved through the hot hills in a long line. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This makes it ideal for putting a side through its fielding practice. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They also have advanced through captain and major. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)You can take an aspirin and fight your way through it. The Sun (2008)Thousands now pass through its doors annually. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We have to go through with it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The gold medallist said she was stunned by how many riders jump lights or weave through traffic. The Sun (2013)Tens of thousands of people lost power after trees crashed through electricity lines. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This place was evidently built to protect the route running through the gorge. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)You can see it change through the app. The Sun (2014)The recruiter does not want to sift through pages to find your name and number. The Sun (2010)She had also been through a divorce. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Another way in is through work experience. The Sun (2010)In the same manner he befriended two other countries through which they passed on their way. Fairy Tales (1812)The message seemed to get through. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Now Shed is weighing up whether to go through the saga again. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Stick to that and we'll get through. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They will only need about 30 seconds on each side to cook through. The Sun (2015)GUESS this is what you'd call a snow through road. The Sun (2010)A holiday could be won as the moon moves through your long-distance chart. The Sun (2007)While she was waiting a call came through from White Waltham and a colleague took the call. Spitfire Women of World War II (2007)
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Translations for 'through'
British English: through /θruː/ PREPOSITION
from one side to the other of Through means going all the way from one side of something to the other side.
We walked through the forest.
- American English: through
- Arabic: خِلَال
- Brazilian Portuguese: através de
- Chinese: 通过
- Croatian: kroz
- Czech: přes
- Danish: gennem
- Dutch: door
- European Spanish: por vía
- Finnish: läpi
- French: à travers
- German: durch
- Greek: διαμέσου
- Italian: attraverso
- Japanese: ･･･を通って
- Korean: ...을 통과하여
- Norwegian: gjennom
- Polish: przez
- European Portuguese: através de
- Romanian: de la un capăt la celălalt
- Russian: через
- Spanish: por a través de
- Swedish: genom
- Thai: ผ่านไป
- Turkish: içinden
- Ukrainian: через
- Vietnamese: xuyên qua
Definition of through from the Collins English Dictionary
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