Meaning of “be shot through with sth” in the English Dictionary

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"be shot through with sth" in British English

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be shot through with sth

to show or contain a particular emotion or quality in a noticeable way all the way through:

Her novel is shot through with a haunting lyricism.
The report was shot through with inaccuracies.
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(Definition of “be shot through with sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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