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|present participle||putting through|
|past tense||put through|
|past participle||put through|
Children shouldn't be put through the ordeal of giving evidence in court.
The team are put through a daily fitness programme.
He's put me through absolute hell during the last year.
He really put Jones through it when the reports were late.
The switchboard operator refused to put the call through.
Can you put me through to the accounts department, please?
Their huge majority means they can put through virtually any legislation they want.
A string of similar measures had already been put through Parliament.
This is the British English definition of put through. View American English definition of put through.
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