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English definition of “plough through sth”

plough through sth

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with plough UK (US plow)   /plaʊ/ us  
informal to go through a substance or an area of something with difficulty: We ploughed through the mud.Crossing and moving through to finish reading, eating, or dealing with something with difficulty: I've got an enormous pile of papers to plough through. You'll never manage to plough through all that food.Effort and expending energyTrying and making an effort
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