get through

get through
I. phrasal to reach the end of ; complete II. intransitive verb Date: 1619 1. to reach a destination 2. to gain approval or a desired outcome 3. a. to become clear or understood <
our warnings finally got through to him
b. to complete a communications connection

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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