put through
transitive verb Date: 1888 1. to carry to a successful conclusion <
put through a number of reforms
>
2. a. to make a telephone connection for b. to obtain a connection for (a telephone call)

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  • put through — {v. phr.} 1. To carry out; arrange. * /If Jim can put through one more financial transaction like this one, we will be rich./ 2. To connect (said of telephone calls). * /The telephone operator had to put me through to Zambia as there is no direct …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put through — {v. phr.} 1. To carry out; arrange. * /If Jim can put through one more financial transaction like this one, we will be rich./ 2. To connect (said of telephone calls). * /The telephone operator had to put me through to Zambia as there is no direct …   Dictionary of American idioms

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