put through

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v put through pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue "Did he go through with the treatment?","He implemented a new economic plan","She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal"
    • v put through connect by telephone "the operator put a call through to Rio"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The sound you here when you put a seashell next to your ear is not the ocean, but blood flowing through your head.
    • Put through to bring to an end: to accomplish
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Quotations

  • Proverb
    Proverb
    “The charitable give out the door and God puts it back through the window.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “We are not put on this earth to see through one another, but to see one another through.”
  • Herbert Spencer
    Herbert%20Spencer
    “Marriage: A ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. potian, to push; prob. Celt., as Gael. put, W. pwtio.

Usage

In literature:

It'll help the bill you want to put through the next session more than you realize.
"Mary Ware's Promised Land" by Annie Fellows Johnston
This job must be put through.
"Judy of York Hill" by Ethel Hume Patterson Bennett
If you try to escape, I'll put a bullet through you.
"The Camp in the Snow" by William Murray Graydon
Mix this with 1 cupful of cooked onions put through a sieve; add three eggs beaten very light.
"365 Luncheon Dishes" by Anonymous
Put fat through meat chopper, spread on top of ham, then sprinkle one-half cup of brown sugar and wine-glass of sherry over it.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
I do want to make some money and any land deal that Ames and I put through, I'll let Jim pass on.
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
She was ticking off the names of her brothers and sisters, when Drew put his head through the doorway.
"High Adventure" by James Norman Hall
We can put up a tent here, and cold as it is, make through the night someway.
"The Snowshoe Trail" by Edison Marshall
He put up his umbrella and walked through the pelting rain to where his limousine stood.
"Jack O' Judgment" by Edgar Wallace
He was laughing and pointing towards something lying on the ground, through which he finally put his foot.
"The Defence of Duffer's Drift" by Ernest Dunlop Swinton
If this scheme goes through they will put the full resources of the State at my disposal.
"The Green Rust" by Edgar Wallace
Although Zerbino was guilty, and through his fault we were put into this terrible position, I could not forsake him.
"Nobody's Boy" by Hector Malot
Certain candidates had to be put through and certain factions had to be gently but firmly stepped on.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
They thread their dismal way up town, through smoke and flame, Susy shedding tears enough to put out a common coal fire.
"Dotty Dimple At Home" by Sophie May
Oh, if only Artie was at hand to put a bullet through this enemy's head.
"An Undivided Union" by Oliver Optic
Jack put a bullet through its eye, however, that finished it, and the hunt was over.
"The Rogue Elephant" by Elliott Whitney
I did put her through her facings pretty tightly.
"Ralph the Heir" by Anthony Trollope
Once before the fellow had been put through the third degree.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
MacIan thereupon puts his stick through the window.
"G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study" by Julius West
When we had got the last of the waggons through, and put the loads on again, it was quite dark.
"Reminiscences of Queensland" by William Henry Corfield
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In poetry:

'DUSTMAN, dustman!'
Through the deserted square he cries,
And babies put their rosy fists
Into their eyes.
"The Dustman" by Bliss William Carman
Now let the world forbear its rage,
Nor put the church in fear;
Isr'el must live through every age,
And be th' Almighty's care.
"PSALM 105 Abridged" by Isaac Watts
Because the road was steep and long
And through a dark and lonely land,
God set upon my lips a song
And put a lantern in my hand.
"Love's Lantern" by Alfred Joyce Kilmer
They took him then, those wicked men,
They trailed him all along;
They put a stick between his lips,
And through his heels a thong;
"The Spectre Pig" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
SHIPMATE, leave the ghostly shadows,
Where thy boon companions throng!
We will put to sea together
Through the twilight with a song.
"A Captain Of The Press Gang" by Bliss William Carman
She who thus went through flaming hell
To make us, put into our clay
All that there is of heaven, shall she—
Mother and sister, wife and fay,—
"A Ballad of Woman" by Richard Le Gallienne

In news:

Putting the new $20 polymer notes through the wringer .
Oxford says she was "put through the wringer " with the Holden Beach Police Department.
Child Protection System Puts New Mother Through the Wringer .
The New York Times Put Its Bloggy Ombudswoman Through the Wringer .
Why on Earth would these guys put themselves through something like this.
We have put together some amazing photos galleries through the years here on NewsOK.
Engineers have put it through stress tests, weight tests, safety checks…and you've done hours of dry runs.
It didn't matter that Romney didn't write the headline nor that the Obama administration did put Chrysler and GM through bankruptcy .
The baskets will be put together and distributed on Dec 14 through 16.
View full size Karen Schiely, Akron Beacon-Journal When the basketball is in Nick Harney's hands, putting it through the hoop comes naturally.
The Woman Who Put Through A Prank Call At The Hospital Treating The Pregnant Kate Middleton Was Found Dead, According To Reports.
We're halfway through the college season, and while plenty of important tournaments remain, several players have put themselves in front of the race for the Haskins Award, which honors college golf's top player.
Benefit Concert, being put on by The Aiden Alvarado Guild through Seattle Children's Hospital 100% of proceeds go to Seattle Children's Pediatric Cancer Research Department.
MORGANTOWN?- West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen isn't surprised that his quarterback is putting up the kind of statistics that he has through the first two games.
Page 1 of 2 Channel partners are now handling 33 percent of SAP's sales, putting the giant software vendor within range of its goal of making 40 percent of its sales through the channel by 2015.
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In science:

An important problem with the study of TEPs is that their physical properties cannot be obtained simply by measuring some observable quantities and putting them through standard formulae: the number of quantities measurable directly from observations is one too few.
Homogeneous studies of transiting extrasolar planets. V. New results for 38 planets
The choice of lines is to a greate extent arbitrary, in a sense that we are free to put a line through any two points.
On the map of Vogel's plane
Putting this together, favor exchange links are significantly more likely to be reinforced in some way – either through multiplexing or support – as is consistent with the support theory.
Tractable and Consistent Random Graph Models
Since one does not know into which of the existing triangles on the random lattice the point is put, the way this triangle is determined is by a search through the lattice (see Ref. 14).
Performance of Random Lattice Algorithms
It is possible however to arrange a weak form of tameness (through use of additional requirements) to insure that in fact y − B σ is countable at some stage, so we need only act to put a countable set into A or B for the sake of each requirement.
Ordinal Recursion Theory
It is only with the arrival of large telescopes with excellent image quality and high through-put spectrographs that we can start to make really detailed comparisons between the properties of distant and nearby galaxies.
Observational Evidence for Galaxy Evolution in the Local Group
The extension of the TH method was put forward by Brey et al in Ref. [109] to the study of tunneling through resonant states in heterostructures.
Photon-assisted transport in semiconductor nanostructures
This debate can only be convincingly resolved and put to rest through sensitive imaging observations at high energies beyond the thermally dominated X-ray emission.
Coma revealed as an extended hard X-rays source by INTEGRAL IBIS/ISGRI
Refs. and , an ad hoc large damping term was put by hand under assumption that the flaton field quickly decays through parametric resonance.
Late-time Affleck-Dine baryogenesis after thermal inflation
In this section we put Theorem 2.9 to work, and show explicitly how to factor a homomorphism G → H of limit groups through a strict Φs(G) → H.
Krull dimension for limit groups II: aligning JSJ decompositions
In the recent years, attention has been put on open c and open b production through charmed and bottomed mesons and/or jets driven by c or b quarks.
Perspectives on heavy-quarkonium production at the LHC
Smooth curves with the same shape are put through the observed data (Table 9) in the lower part of the diagram.
The Tolman Surface Brightness Test for the Reality of the Expansion. V. Provenance of the Test and a New Representation of the Data for Three Remote HST Galaxy Clusters
The usual models put prior distributions on the rates and a uniform distribution on the original tree and then proceed through the use of MCMC to generate instances of the posterior distribution.
Computational Tools for Evaluating Phylogenetic and Hierarchical Clustering Trees
Contributions to the workshop will be referred to by the names of their authors. I should however mention that, because I have chosen to put emphasis on the conceptual issues rather than going through a systematic account of the presentations, I shall not be able to cover all the talks that were presented.
The Status of Parton Saturation and the CGC
We keep this hypothesis through the paper putting n = k (the more general case being easily obtained).
Comparing Two Contaminated Samples
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