carry through


carry through
verb
1. put in effect (Freq. 4)
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carry out a task

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execute the decision of the people

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He actioned the operation

Syn: ↑accomplish, ↑execute, ↑carry out, ↑action, ↑fulfill, ↑fulfil
Derivationally related forms: ↑fulfilment (for: ↑fulfil), ↑fulfillment (for: ↑fulfill), ↑executive (for: ↑execute), ↑execution (for: ↑execute), ↑accomplishable (for: ↑accomplish), ↑accomplishment (for: ↑accomplish)
Hypernyms: ↑complete, ↑finish, ↑effect, ↑effectuate, ↑set up
Hyponyms:
get over, ↑run, ↑consummate, ↑do, ↑perform, ↑dispatch, ↑discharge, ↑complete
Verb Group:
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

2. bring into safety
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We pulled through most of the victims of the bomb attack

Syn: ↑save, ↑pull through, ↑bring through
Derivationally related forms: ↑savior (for: ↑save)
Hyponyms: ↑rescue, ↑deliver
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

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Something ——s somebody

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carry through [phrasal verb]
1 a : to continue to exist or happen
— usually + to

The yellow and blue theme in the kitchen carries through to the rest of the house.

Our conversation carried through to dessert.

1 b : to continue to do something
— usually + to

Though extremely tired, she managed to carry through to the finish.

2 carry through with/on (something) US : to do (something that you said you would do)

The mayor carried through [=followed through] on her promise to clean up the city.

We're beginning to carry through with [=carry out] our plans.

3 carry (something) through : to successfully finish or complete (something that you have begun or said you will do)

Whatever project you begin, you must carry it through to completion.

4 a carry (someone) through : to help or allow (someone) to survive or continue

We had enough supplies to carry us through (until spring).

His faith carried him through.

4 b carry (someone) through (something) : to help or allow (someone) to survive or continue during (a period of time)

We had enough supplies to carry us through the winter.

His faith carried him through a difficult time in his life.

I borrowed a few more books to carry me through the summer.

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Main Entry:carry

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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