win through

win through
intransitive verb Date: 1644 to survive difficulties and reach a desired or satisfactory end <
win through to a better life beyond — B. F. Reilly

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • win through — intransitive verb : to survive difficulties and reach a desired or satisfactory end his strong constitution won through to recovery only the greatest efforts would allow them to win through to the headwaters of the river * * * ˌwin ˈout ˌwin… …   Useful english dictionary

  • win through — phrasal verb win out or win through [intransitive] Word forms win out : present tense I/you/we/they win out he/she/it wins out present participle winning out past tense won out past participle won out to succeed after great difficulty It was a… …   English dictionary

  • win through — see win out …   English dictionary

  • win through — arrive at the goal, reach the goal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • win through to — PHRASAL VERB If you win through to a particular position or stage of a competition, you achieve it after a great effort or by defeating opponents. [V P P n] ...Sabatini, who won through to the final after defeating the world number one. Syn: get… …   English dictionary

  • win out — 1. To get out 2. (also win through) to succeed or prevail, esp with a struggle (informal) • • • Main Entry: ↑win * * * ˌwin ˈout ˌwin ˈ …   Useful english dictionary

  • win — win1 W1S1 [wın] v past tense and past participle won [wʌn] present participle winning ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(competition/race)¦ 2¦(prize)¦ 3¦(get/achieve)¦ 4¦(make somebody win something)¦ 5 you win 6 you can t win 7 you can t win them all …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • win — 1 /wIn/ verb past tense and past participle won /w n/ present participle winning 1 COMPETITION/RACE (I, T) to be the best or first in a competition, game, election etc: Who do you think will win the next election? | win at sth: I never win at… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • win — [[t]wɪ̱n[/t]] ♦ wins, winning, won 1) VERB If you win something such as a competition, battle, or argument, you defeat those people you are competing or fighting against, or you do better than everyone else involved. [V n] He does not have any… …   English dictionary

  • win out — Synonyms and related words: bear the palm, beat the game, beat the system, capture, carry, carry away, carry it, carry off, carry the day, come out first, come through, come up fighting, come up smiling, finish in front, fluke, gain, gain the day …   Moby Thesaurus

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