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"get through" in British English

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get through

phrasal verb with get uk   /ɡet/  us   /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten)
(Definition of get through from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"get through" in American English

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get through

phrasal verb with get  us   /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past participle gotten  /ˈɡɑt·ən/ or got  /ɡɑt/ )
  • (COMMUNICATE)

to ​communicate with someone, esp. by ​telephone: I ​tried phoning her, but I couldn’t get through.
(Definition of get through from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"get through" in Business English

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get through

phrasal verb with get uk   us   /ɡet/ verb (-tt-, got, got, or US gotten)
to ​succeed in ​talking to someone on the ​phone: I ​tried to ​phone but couldn't get through.get through to sb/sth I waited a day and got through to an ​automatedmessage that ​transferred me to an ​employee.
(Definition of get through from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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