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English definition of “get through”

get through

verb phrasal verb with get  /ɡet/ (present participle getting, past participle gotten  /ˈɡɑt·ən/ or got  /ɡɑt/) us  

(COMMUNICATE)

to communicate with someone, esp. by telephone: I tried phoning her, but I couldn’t get through.
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