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put through

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishput through phrasal verb1 put somebody/something ↔ throughTCT to connect someone to someone else on the telephoneput somebody/something ↔ through to Could you put me through to Eddie?2 put somebody through school/college/universitySE to pay for someone to study at school, college etc She worked as a waitress and put herself through school.3 put somebody through somethingFORCE somebody TO DO something to make someone do or experience something difficult or unpleasant The soldiers were put through eight weeks of basic training. They really put me through it at the interview.4 put something ↔ throughDEAL WITH to do what is necessary in order to get a plan or suggestion accepted or approved Production will start up again when these changes have been put through. put→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
put throughBack in his office he put through a call to the colonel.Not to be outdone, Kim put through a new constitution in the North, also without objection or dissent.The deal was put through by Lord Hailey on behalf of all the major refugee bodies.At the till, worried parents are putting through the week's shopping.It has been 3 years in which my family were put through things they never ever deserved to be put through.Calls from President Kennedy and President Johnson were put through to that room.Have you seen this publicity which should have been put through your door?put toAlan hangs up the phone, waits another hour, then puts a call through to Bob Rodman at the Register-Guard.If anything appears urgent from an operations standpoint, put it through to him.But it was on the comm, put straight through to me without warning.She was put straight through to Melrose.The woman who answered said she thought Sally had gone off duty but would put me through to the staff quarters.put somebody through school/college/universityI'm grateful to my wife for putting me through law school.He put his kids through college.I felt guilty thinking of my father working so hard to put me through school.Instead, she moved to Boston, where she worked as a waitress and put herself through school.Some said Pops sent his Social Security checks to his daughter to put his grandchildren through college.The boys were to be sent by their father, but he was able to put just one through school.There were stories of people putting themselves through college by working during the day and studying at night.I put my children through college doing it.He put himself through school with wages earned as a carpenter.put ... through itCesar lifted the polystyrene garden of Red Riding Hood, dropped it to the floor and put his foot through it.Just imagine jumping in and putting your feet through it.The seventy eight saturated books were put through it, after trials.If I had a broken window I wouldn't put my fingers through it - no way.But 30 young drivers put themselves through it to try and win the title best young motorist.You put me through it, too.
From Longman Business Dictionaryput something → through phrasal verb [transitive] to do what is necessary in order to get a plan or suggestion accepted or approvedProduction will start up again when these changes have been put through. put→ See Verb table
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Verb table
put
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyput
he, she, itputs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyput
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave put
he, she, ithas put
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad put
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill put
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have put
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam putting
he, she, itis putting
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you, we, theyare putting
Past
I, he, she, itwas putting
you, we, theywere putting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been putting
he, she, ithas been putting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been putting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be putting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been putting
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