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English definition of “pull through (sth)”

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.Recovering from illness
(Definition of pull through (sth) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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