to take someone through something

Idiom Definition 1

Idiom Definition - take through

"to take someone through something"

to explain something to someone


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Idiom Definition 2

Idiom Definition - take through

"to take someone through something"

to escort someone through some place


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - take through

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1: We've just assigned the new associate to the Gladwell case.

Colleague 2:  Does the associate know what he is doing?

Colleague 1:  Probably not.

Colleague 2:  Then I suppose that someone should take him through the basics so that he at least has a beginning understanding of the case.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - take through

A manager and supervisor are talking ...

Manager:  We've got the new clients coming for a visit today.

Supervisor:  Do you want me to give them a tour of the factory?

Manager:  Yes. Take them through the facility and explain all the processes.

to take someone through something - Usage:


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to take someone through something - Gerund Form:

Taking me through the instruction manual was a good first step for my supervisor.

Taking visitors through the factory on tours is his job.

to take someone through something - Examples:

1)  The other chapters take you through the major events in American/African American history.

2)  We'll take you through the full content creation process using living design, animation, and 3D tools.

3)  The next parts of this series will take you through the conceptual details of the design elements mentioned in the first paragraph. 

4)  There are two different tours available, one which takes you through the 99 acres of the botanical gardens, ...

5)  This book takes you through an incredible journey inside our nearest star.

6)  ... latest offering from the producers of the World's Greatest Pub Crawl? takes you through various bars of the greater metropolitan Hollywood area, ...

7)  The second part of the book takes us through ten critical strategies for teamwork and examples from the race are provided.

8)  He then went on to take us through a typical weekly training schedule at his University.

9)  This whole journey does take us through little patches of joy made all the stronger by the gloom of the destination.

10)  ... with this individual from Borneo who took us through a patch of the rain forest and showed us several different kinds of fruit.

11)  A screen was projected onto Saks on Fifth Ave and an instructor took us through warm up exercises for the run.

12)  Emmanuel took us through the various stages of bread-baking and enlightened on the science behind it.

13)  But the other teacher might then take them through a different avenue using different tools to teach them a similar skill.

14)  ... Amsterdam though I didn't deliberately take them through the main red light district.

15)  Now I know how my clients feel when I take them through an exercise and tell them to concentrate on two or three things at once.

16)  Wigan had arranged an open top bus to take them through the town whatever the result at Wembley and I got up on the Sunday to ...

17)  In this part of laying ceramic tiles I will be taking you through the step by step process of tiling.

18)  So, without taking you through a huge workshop of what all the resins do, I thought I'd start ...

19)  A comprehensive guide taking you through simple steps to get the best wet shave possible.

20)  ... can find well organized bus or rail tours taking you through the changing landscapes of different States ...