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pull through (sth)

verb uk phrasal verb with pull   /pʊl/ us  
to become well again after a serious illness, especially when you might have died: They said the operation had been successful and they expected his wife to pull through.
Translations of “pull through (sth)”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指從致命的重病中)恢復健康…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指从致命的重病中)恢复健康…
(Definition of pull through (sth) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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