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She was watching him through the kitchen window.
The man at the gate would not let us through.
The men raced the stolen car through an army checkpoint at 100 mph.
You could feel the wind whistling through tiny cracks in the wall.
Maynard spent a year traveling through Europe and Asia.
The path climbs steeply through the trees.
A tiny explosion sent sparks flying through the air.
Only one hotel remained open through the year.
He lay awake all through the night.
They worked the whole day through.
The training program will continue through to mid-April.
I’m not sure what time he’ll be through with his meeting.
Only one more letter to write. I’m nearly through.
I tried to call the mayor’s office, but I couldn’t get through.
Can you put me through to Mr. Hearst, please?
Most accidents occur through human error.
In 1986 Professor Lowe retired through ill health.
I’m no good at languages, so I’d never get through the exam.
He took his driving test for the third time and just managed to scrape through.
Congress pushed through very large increases in AIDS funding.
An anti-terrorism bill was rushed through parliament.
There was a quality of simplicity that shone through in her life and letters.
He was obviously a city kid through and through.
That woman’s evil through and through.
This is the American English definition of through. View British English definition of through.
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