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pull (sb) through (sth)

verb uk phrasal verb with pull   /pʊl/ us  
to succeed in dealing with a difficult period, or to help someone do this: He'd never have managed on his own, but his colleagues have pulled him through. It was a crisis year for the company, but we have pulled through.
Translations of “pull (sb) through (sth)”
in Chinese (Traditional) (使某人)渡過(難關),(使某人)克服(困難)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使某人)渡过(难关),(使某人)克服(困难)…
(Definition of pull (sb) through (sth) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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