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phrasal verb [transitive]
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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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