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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theysail through
he/she/itsails through
present participlesailing through
past tensesailed through
past participlesailed through
  1. sail through something to do something, or to deal with something, very easily

    She sailed through the first interview.

    The bill sailed through the Senate on a 269 to 5 vote.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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