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ThroughMain meanings of THROUGH:
• from one side to the other, by way of:
Walk through the garden. Walk in the garden, walk from one side of the garden to the other.
They went through a difficult period. They experienced a difficult period.
We've been through all of this before. We've experienced or spoken about all of this before.
• from one side to another:
Monday through Friday (US) from Monday to Friday
I went through your document. I read your document.
I'm through with it. I've finished with it. (US)
• Guaranteed communication:
I'll put you through to the manager. I'll connect you to the manager (on the telephone)
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