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get through sth

phrasal verb with get uk   us   /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten)
  • (FINISH)

C2 to ​finish something: I can get through a lot more ​work when I'm on my own. We've got a lot to get through today.

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  • I've got a ​stack of ​paperwork to get through before I can go out.
  • (USE UP)

UK (US go through) to use up something: We're getting through a lot of ​coffee/​toiletpaper. She gets through ten ​bars of ​chocolate each ​week.

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get through sth

phrasal verb with get uk   us   /ɡet/ verb (-tt-, got, got, or US gotten)
to ​finish something: She got through all our ​questions in about eight ​minutes.
(Definition of get through sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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