English version

rattle through something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrattle through something phrasal verb British English informalFAST/QUICKto do something quickly because you want to finish it rattle→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
rattle through Then come the usual suspects, categories that we can rattle through quickly before announcing the big ones.The wind still howled through the chimney pots and rattled through the cracks of the window frames.
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Verb table
rattle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrattle
he, she, itrattles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrattled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave rattled
he, she, ithas rattled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad rattled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill rattle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have rattled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam rattling
he, she, itis rattling
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you, we, theyare rattling
Past
I, he, she, itwas rattling
you, we, theywere rattling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been rattling
he, she, ithas been rattling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been rattling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be rattling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been rattling
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