to go through



Idiom Definition 1

"to go through"

to endure

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Idiom Definition 2

"to go through"

to inspect;

to examine

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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - to go through

Two mothers are talking at a hospital ...

Mother 1:  How is your daughter's treatment going?

Mother 2:  The treatment seem to be going OK.  It's just so hard to watch her suffer.

Mother 1:  I sympathize.  I watched my son go through the same treatment last year.  It's really hard on the patient and very difficult for a parent to watch their child be in such agony.



Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - to go through

Two accountants are talking ...

Accountant 1:  Have you found the problem yet?

Accountant 2:  I've just started looking at the statements.

Accountant 1:  Make sure you go through every line item carefully.

Accountant 2:  Absolutely. I'll review each entry in detail.





to go through - Usage:

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Usage Frequency Index:   142,148   click for frequency by country




to go through - Gerund Form:

Going through the details of a recent fight with a partner can be useful.


to go through - Examples:

1)  This issue of ignoring the work that person had to go through to get to the point you see him is a huge problem in language learning.

2)  I felt embarrassed to go through the free lunch line in school, so I often didn't eat lunch.

3)  So, whatever it is that these people who have this personal experience go through, it leaves them with gravity-like certainty.

4)  Yes, but Ann, we can go through anything so long as it's not fatal.

5)  Try going through the steps to find the password for their email. 

6)  Everyone struggles, and I hope you can see that I'm going through the same problems any language learner has to go through.

7)  Everyone struggles, and I hope you can see that I'm going through the same problems any language learner has to go through

8)  I may be able to help other people going through a similar experience.

9)  Derek always finds a way to deal with what he's going through.

10)  Despite all these emotions and strange phases I've been going through, I still feel so disconnected to the world.

11)  I had been going through various articles published here on site.

12)  It's worth going through the numbers for this situation.

13)  He concluded Elmer must have gone through a lot of trouble to set it up. 

14)  What you are experiencing now are what blacks have gone through since forever.

15)  This issue is sporadic and does not occur always. I have gone through a thread which points to a resolution document

16)  Brazil has gone through significant economic and political change in recent decades.

17)  Well I'm a parent whose child has gone through the whole cycle.

18)  My sister just went through a health scare and I felt so utterly helpless.

19)  I only learned that because I went through every day of the New York Times from October 1951 to November 1953.

20)  They don't communicate with their families. I went through the same thing when I came back from Iraq.