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go through with sth

verb uk phrasal verb with go   /ɡəʊ/ us    /ɡoʊ/ (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
C2 to do something unpleasant or difficult that has already been agreed or promised: He'd threatened to divorce her but I never thought he'd go through with it. The company has decided not to go through with the takeover of its smaller rival.Acting and actsDealing with things or people
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