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English definition of “go through sth”

go through sth

(USE) phrasal verb with go     /ɡəʊ/ US  /ɡoʊ/ verb (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
to use a lot of something: Before I gave up smoking I was going through 40 cigarettes a day . I went through a hundred quid on my last trip to London.Using and misusing
(Definition of go through sth (USE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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