to bring to completion
to enable to endure (hardship, trouble, etc); support
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How to use carry through in a sentence
Can we expect that to carry through as the theme of the season?‘The Americans’ Showrunners Dissect the Secrets of Season 2 | Andrew Romano | February 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Then all we would need is a “reformer” willing to carry through.
Others doubted whether he would carry through on the threat.
But so has President Obama, and we should expect him to nominate a man who will carry through on his commitment.
However, the Unionist Government had decided on their policy, which they were determined to carry through.Is Ulster Right? | Anonymous
Do not attempt more than you are sure of your ability to carry through well.Amateur Gardencraft | Eben E. Rexford
All that one cares to carry through the winter is the root of the plant.Amateur Gardencraft | Eben E. Rexford
He had hoped to carry through this scene without the actual disclosure of the confession.The Daffodil Mystery | Edgar Wallace
The next task of the Government was to carry through in earnest the building of the railway to the Pacific.The Canadian Dominion | Oscar D. Skelton
Other Idioms and Phrases with carry through
Continue with or persevere to the end, as in She carried the project through despite being ill. Shakespeare used this idiom in king Lear (1:4): “My good intent may carry through itself.” [c. 1600]
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