go through


  • I Won't Go Through Town with Them Things On
    I Won't Go Through Town with Them Things On
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v go 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 go through apply thoroughly; think through "We worked through an example"
    • v go through eat immoderately "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"
    • v go through go across or through "We passed the point where the police car had parked","A terrible thought went through his mind"
    • v go through go or live through "We had many trials to go through","he saw action in Viet Nam"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: An alligator has about 80 teeth in its mouth at one time. An alligator can go through 3,000 teeth in a lifetime
    • Go through to perform thoroughly, to accomplish
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  • Alan Lakein
    Alan Lakein
    “One of the secrets of getting more done is to make a TO DO List every day, keep it visible, and use it as a guide to action as you go through the day.”
  • Richard M. Nixon
    “The finest steel has to go through the hottest fire.”
  • Haniel Long
    Haniel Long
    “And who is any of us, that without starvation he can go through the kingdoms of starvation?”
  • Eric Butterworth
    “Don't go through life, grow through life.”
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    “Their is a road from the eye to heart that does not go through the intellect.”
  • Thomas A. Dorgan
    Thomas A. Dorgan
    “Life is like eating artichokes, you have got to go through so much to get so little.”


Go through the mill - If you go through the mill, you have a very unpleasant experience. If you put someone through the mill, you make them undergo an unpleasant experience.
Go through the motions - When you go through the motions, you do something like an everyday routine and without any feelings whatsoever.


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. gán, contr. for gangan, to go; cf. Ger. gehen, Dut. gaan.


In literature:

The thing had to be gone through, and he must go through with it.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
What's the good of loving a man if one won't go through something for him?
"Ralph the Heir" by Anthony Trollope
I don't see any reason why it shouldn't go through!
"The Search" by Grace Livingston Hill
Should she eat it, or should she go through the wicket-gate and lose herself in the surrounding Forest?
"Girls of the Forest" by L. T. Meade
They let me go through all that agony and terror.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
Thin we'll go through 'em for the dope, and then we'll loose the canvas.
"The Grain Ship" by Morgan Robertson
As he was going through the door she called a laughing reproach to him.
"A Sheaf of Corn" by Mary E. Mann
He must go through to a fighting finish or he must prove himself a weakling.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
I'm going through the safe.
"Stingaree" by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
Then she took out her blue ribbons, and tried to go through that ceremony of telling him.
"The Vicar of Bullhampton" by Anthony Trollope

In poetry:

Through the weeping trees they go,
Wailing, sighing,
Where the waving rushes grow,
Wanda’s lying.
"Voices Calling" by R S Ward
Go quietly, lest unaware
You find the leafless path that leads
To where an older god than God
Makes cruel music through the reeds.
"Half Moon" by Robin Hyde
Childe Launcelot felt his bosom glow
At thought of noble deed;
Resolved through every path to go,
Where that bold knight should lead.
"Sir Hornbook" by Thomas Love Peacock
But on across the heavens they blow,
I often wonder where they go,
Now sometime, maybe when I die,
I, too, will wander through the sky.
"Song for a Child Watching Clouds" by John Chipman Farrar
Through beaks as needle-fine,
They suck a redder honey than bees know.
Unearthly wine
Sleeps in this bloom; and, when it falls, they go.
"The Humming Birds" by Alfred Noyes
The voices of to-day are dumb,
Unheard its sounds that go and come;
We listen, through long-lapsing years,
To footsteps of the pioneers.
"Haverhill" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

ST CLOUD — A St Cloud landmark could be moving off Division Street and just down the block if plans for a new CVS Pharmacy go through.
I've always bought into the adage that readers don't care what a journalist must go through to get information for a story.
"In a lot of ways serving a mission is like going through a refiner 's fire," said Rob Skidmore, who recalls bicycling in 100-degree heat and dodging paintballs fired from passing cars during his mission in Las Vegas from 2004-2006.
Burt Rutan was allowed to go through the Lun ekranoplan in Russia.
If you have a daughter leaving for college this fall, you're probably going through a roller coaster of emotions—but this is no time to lose your bearings.
The students go through a six and half week program at Texas State Technical College in Harlingen.
I was going through my news alerts this morning, and I came across an article in the Financial Times that tackled the topic of buildings as brands.
We all go through this at some point and time in our lives, but we don't have to stay there long.
When going through some old magazines the other day I saw an article written by the Hall of Fame race announcer Roxy Rockwood.
When going through some old magazines the other day I saw an article written by the Hall of Fame race announcer Roxy Rockwood .
Why do people go through tough times.
ALBANY — He knew there was something very wrong with both his shoulders last winter, but Antrel Rolle refused to go through the customary routine of getting an X-ray or MRI to determine why he.
We will go through that exercise again.
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Waxing, tweezing and other beauty basics that women go through to preserve their sexy), but nowhere in that statement does it say frustration is OK, too.

In science:

An example of a cooling flow cluster which is going through a merging event is the Centaurus cluster (Churazov et al. 1999).
A Moderate Cluster Cooling Flow Model
The link would go through gauge theory on Stein surfaces.
Dual 2-complexes in 4-manifolds
First we note that the restriction to T = 0 is more serious than for the random field problem because we cannot go through the critical point.
Computer Science in Physics
We shall be content with pseudo random numbers if we find they go through tests of randomness satisfactorily.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
Due to this the length of the loops tend to go through a minimum.
Coil-Globule Transition for Regular, Random and Specially Designed Copolymers: Monte Carlo Simulation and Self-Consistent Field Theory