come through

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v come through penetrate "The sun broke through the clouds","The rescue team broke through the wall in the mine shaft"
    • v come through succeed in reaching a real or abstract destination after overcoming problems "We finally got through the bureaucracy and could talk to the Minister"
    • v come through attain success or reach a desired goal "The enterprise succeeded","We succeeded in getting tickets to the show","she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
    • v come through continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.) "He survived the cancer against all odds"
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Quotations

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    “The mode in which the inevitable comes to pass is through effort.”
  • Source Unknown
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    “Confidence and courage come through preparation and practice.”
  • Napoleon Hill
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    “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle...”
  • Elbert Hubbard
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    “Life in abundance comes only through great love.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Self mastery comes through denial of the little things.”
  • Aeschylus
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    “Wisdom comes alone through suffering.”

Usage

In literature:

Through the brush the Ranger snaked his way to the point from which the hooting of the owl had come.
"Oh, You Tex!" by William Macleod Raine
A good organization comes through the process of evolution and elimination.
"Dollars and Sense" by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
There'll be herd after herd coming through and no time for us to strengthen the walls.
"Space Prison" by Tom Godwin
It was a star, he was fully convinced, coming haltingly through the gloom.
"As It Was in the Beginning" by Philip Verrill Mighels
We come through Raleigh an' de fust thing dat I 'members good wus goin' through de paper mill on Crabtree.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
It will come through that spared remnant.
"Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation" by S. D. Gordon
It all comes through your sketches.
"Old Ebenezer" by Opie Read
And Mike knew that no voice could come through those insulated doors.
"Unwise Child" by Gordon Randall Garrett
It had come about through love, through sheer sheltering love.
"The Best Short Stories of 1919" by Various
How can we thank God enough for all the joy that comes to us through you?
"The Children's Bible" by Henry A. Sherman
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In poetry:

Democracy will not come
Today, this year
Nor ever
Through compromise and fear.
"Democracy" by Langston Hughes
"In you resides my single power
Of sweet continuance here;
On your fidelity I count
Through many a coming year."
"Her Immortality" by Thomas Hardy
Through sheeted rain
Has come a lustre of crimson,
And I have watched moonbeams
Hushed by a film of palest green.
"The Captured Goddess" by Amy Lowell
Come what may, some work is done,
Praise the Father through the Son,
Goals are gain'd and prizes won,
Never mind!
"Never Mind!" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
"I think he listens for my voice
All through the seraph-song,
And watches by the golden gate,
Hoping I come ere long."
"The Comrade" by Cicely Fox Smith
Maybe it perished long ago
Its way down through blue space,
This moment yet you come to know
Its shine upon your face.
"To The Star (Version 4)" by Mihai Eminescu

In news:

The grant comes through the Major Research Instrumentation Program of the National Science Foundation.
If you are tired of the same old shows that come through Lubbock and you are one the people that say live music isn't any fun.
The young right-hander has come through on 10 of his 13 save opportunities so far.
An SUV comes through the windows at a jewelry store in Lebanon, Tenn.
The cash didn't come through.
Knox Township voters come through.
For libertarians , Christian conservative pro-lifer Jim DeMint was the best thing to come through the Senate in decades.
Vols' Hall comes through with game on line .
"It's something different for everybody to see and it's very amazing, because we never saw a big load like this come through," said Fran Buie of Scooba.
Step back, lobsters coming through.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Mike Cassity returns to UK this season as defensive backs coach and he'll be depending on some young players to come through in the secondary.
"At least once a day, somebody comes through the doors and says, 'Jeez, I had no idea this place existed,'" Mason says.
If you think your school can come through and take over the Hot 7 @ 7 send me a email and lets make it happen djsupreme@townsquaremedia.com.
It is truly amazing that another "season" has come through our island and flown the coop already and that summer is upon us, as witnessed by our steamy, humid weather.
The emergency operations centers in Clinton and Essex counties remain active as Sandy comes through our region.
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In science:

Since most neutrinos pass through the Earth unhindered, Super-Kamiokande was able to detect muon neutrinos coming from above and below, and found that while the correct number of muon neutrinos came from above, only about a half of the expected number came from below.
Neutrino Mass and Mixing with Discrete Symmetry
But if there is a pre-existing asymmetry in a given Li channel, then Li − Lj conservation means that the vanishing of L can come about only through a cancellation between different, non-zero, µi .
Lepton Masses Protect the Primordial Baryogenesis from Spaleron erasure
One of them comes from interactions with leptons (electrons, muons and taus) through a triangle loop.
Axion search with optical technique
There is a “magic” parameter coming from lower energy methodology, the density at 600 m from the shower core, which was shown to be the best estimator, through a rough proportionality law, of the incident particle energy.
Extremely high energy cosmic rays and the Auger Observatory
The above phase shift which comes from a spin–momentum coupling due to the existence of torsion can be distinguished through its mass independence from a similar phase shift due to a violation of local Lorentz invariance .
Constraints on Space-Time Torsion from Hughes-Drever Experiments
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