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English verb: go through

1. go through (perception) go or live through


SamplesWe had many trials to go through.
He saw action in Viet Nam.


Synonymsexperience, see


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)undergo


Narrower (hyponym)come, endure, enjoy, experience, feel, find, know, live, meet, see, suffer, suffer, witness

2. go through (consumption) apply thoroughly; think through


SamplesWe worked through an example.


Synonymsrun through, work through


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)work


Narrower (hyponym)whip through

3. go through (motion) go across or through


SamplesWe passed the point where the police car had parked.
A terrible thought went through his mind.


Synonymsgo across, pass


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Narrower (hyponym)blunder, break through, cover, crack, crash, cross, cut, cut across, cut through, cycle, fumble, get across, get over, infiltrate, lock, make, move through, muscle, negociate, negotiate, overstep, pass across, pass over, pass over, pass through, pass through, run, squeak by, squeak through, track, transgress, transit, transit, traverse, trespass, work

4. go through (consumption) eat immoderately


SamplesSome people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal.


ExamplesThey go through more bread


Synonymsconsume, devour, down


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)eat

5. go through (change) pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue


SamplesDid he go through with the treatment?.
He implemented a new economic plan.
She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal.


Synonymscarry out, follow out, follow through, follow up, implement, put through


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)complete, finish


Narrower (hyponym)adhere


Verb groupaccomplish, action, carry out, carry through, execute, fulfil, fulfill









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