to carry out to a conclusion: he put through his plan
(also preposition) to organize the processing of: she put through his application to join the organization
to connect by telephone
to make (a telephone call)
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How to use put through in a sentence
The victim was put through several forensic procedures, including a lie detector test.Exclusive: ‘Hillary Clinton Took Me Through Hell,’ Rape Victim Says | Josh Rogin | June 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Italian judicial system has essentially been put through the ringer in this case, and has come out stained.
Greig asked to be connected to "Kate, my grandaughter," and was put through by the receptionist.Tragedy As Receptionist Who Connected Kate Middleton Prank Callers Commits Suicide | Tom Sykes | December 7, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
She's been put through hell, and to see her taking the blame all by her frail and brilliant self, isn't it ridiculous?
No soldier is being put through this course to be “fixed,” they are told up front.
I had a plan for her that I thought I could put through without much trouble, but I found out to-day that it isn't so easy.A Hoosier Chronicle | Meredith Nicholson
Most of the poems in the little volume which his friends put through the press in the year 1800 are written in standard English.Yorkshire Dialect Poems | F.W. Moorman
Guess if they had lived I'd been put through college and all the rest of it.Quin | Alice Hegan Rice
Under Sydenham's shrewd and energetic leadership a business programme of long-delayed reforms was put through.The Canadian Dominion | Oscar D. Skelton
I have put through a good many deals in my life in the big game, but this looks almost too raw.Blow The Man Down | Holman Day
Other Idioms and Phrases with put through
Bring to a successful conclusion, as in We put through a number of new laws. [Mid-1800s]
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