English version

wade through something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwade through something phrasal verbREADto read or deal with a lot of boring papers or written work Each day Parkin wades through lengthy court reports. wade→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
wade through Personnel managers and employers are busy people and do not have time to wade through a thirty page resume.He moved slowly, like a tired man wading through cold water.Lost Jaguar and butterflies Next door, Steve Fischer waded through his front yard.I have probably waded through hundreds over the years.The day came when the road was flooded and Skipper waded through it with no hesitation.Chief among them is that subscribers will have to wade through some advertising to get their messages.Each day Parkin wades through tax directories and lengthy court reports.For a playground the children wade through the debris that floats along the shoreline.
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Verb table
wade
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywade
he, she, itwades
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywaded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave waded
he, she, ithas waded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad waded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill wade
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have waded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam wading
he, she, itis wading
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you, we, theyare wading
Past
I, he, she, itwas wading
you, we, theywere wading
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been wading
he, she, ithas been wading
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been wading
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be wading
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been wading
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