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Definitions by Oxford

[θruː], (Preposition)

- moving in one side and out of the other side of (an opening, channel, or location)
(e.g: she walked through the doorway into the living room)

- continuing in time towards completion of (a process or period)
(e.g: the goal came midway through the second half)

- so as to inspect all or part of (a collection, inventory, or publication)
(e.g: I flipped through the pages)

- by means of (a process or intermediate stage)
(e.g: dioxins get into mothers' milk through contaminated food)

- up to and including (a particular point in an ordered sequence)
(e.g: they will be in London from March 24 through May 7)

- through and through

Old English thurh (preposition and adverb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch door and German durch. The spelling change to thr- appears c1300, becoming standard from Caxton onwards

[θruː], (Adverb)

- expressing movement into one side and out of the other side of an opening, channel, or location
(e.g: as soon as we opened the gate they came streaming through)

- so as to continue in time towards the completion of a process, period, etc.
(e.g: she's just started a tour that will keep her busy right through to June)

- so as to inspect all or part of a publication or document
(e.g: she read the letter through carefully)

- so as to be connected by telephone
(e.g: she put the call through to a nurse)

- through and through


[θruː], (Adjective)

- (with reference to public transport) continuing or valid to the final destination
(e.g: a through train from London)

- (of a room) running the whole length of a building.

- (of a team or competitor) having successfully passed to the next stage of a competition
(e.g: Swindon Town are through to the third round)

- having no prospect of any future relationship, dealings, or success
(e.g: she told him she was through with him)

- through and through


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