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Definition of the verb put through

What does put through mean as a doing phrase?

verb

  1. pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue
  2. connect by telephone
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Destination, locative adverb]I put the book here/there | I spooned the sauce there
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Locative Preposition] [Destination]I put the book on/under/near the table
      [Agent - being] [Verb] on / upon [Destination] [Theme]They put upon me a brilliant, red helm

      Verbs of Putting (with the same syntax): place, put, set, stick.

    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic terms: connect / link / link up / tie = connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces

Alternative definition of the verb put through

verb

  1. [idiomatic] [context: telephoning, transitive] to connect
  2. [idiomatic] to cause to endure
  3. [soccer, transitive] To pass the ball to (someone) giving them a one-on-one scoring opportunity.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for put through

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Google previewThe American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition (2013)

by Christine Ammer

put through 1. Bring to a successful conclusion, as in We put through a number ofnew laws. [Mid1800s] 2. Make a telephone connection, ...

Google previewA Thesaurus Dictionary of the English Language (1906)

Designed to Suggest Immediately Any Desired Word Needed to Express Exactly a Given Idea; a Dictionary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, Foreign Phrases, Pronunciations, a Copious Correlation of Words, Prepared Under the Supervision of Francis Andrew March ... and Francis Andrew March, Jr by Francis Andrew March

Put through repair. Put to rights. lly. To recover strength and vigor, to restore to discipline, as a demoralized army. Reaninnate. To call back to life; reinvigorate. Reappear. To appear again. Rebuild. To build again after destruction or decay.

Google previewBARTLETT'S DICTIONARY OF AMERICANISMS (1859)

by JOHN RUSSELL BARTLETT

To Put through. To carry through, effect, accomplish, a piece of busi ness. A term much used ...

Google previewHarper's Cook Book Encyclopaedia (1902)

Arranged Like a Dictionary and Compiled Under the Direction of the Editor of Harper's Bazar

Put through the colander, and serve very hot. Croatons should also be served with this. Celery Soup.–Cut the white part of celery into pieces about an inch long , and put them into a saucepan with a pint of good white stock, 2 ozs. of butter, 4 lb.

Google previewSpons' Encyclopaedia of the Industrial Arts, Manufactures, and Raw Commercial Products (1882)

by Edward Spon, Francis N. Spon

The cotton is first put through the opener, and made into a lap. For good work, it is then carded to take out all short or defective fibre, neps, motes, &c., in order to secure a clear yarn. Where this is not essential, the carding may be dispensed ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Arkansas (1998)

by Nancy Capace

A majority of the delegates, including Murphy, opposed secession, but they allowed the secessionists to put through a resolution submitting "secession" or " cooperation" to the people to be voted upon in 117 Governors IBT-0117.

Google previewArkansas Biographical Dictionary (1998)

by Jan Onofrio

A majority of the delegates, including Murphy, opposed secession, but they allowed the secessionists to put through a resolution submitting "secession" or " cooperation" to the people to be voted upon in August. After the bombardment of Fort ...

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I think the point to be understood is that we're all different. I've never been a fan of theories of acting. I didn't go to drama school, so I was never put through a training that was limited by someone saying, 'This is the way you should act.' (Ian McKellen)
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