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go through sth

phrasal verb with go uk   /ɡəʊ/ us   /ɡoʊ/ verb present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone
  • (EXPERIENCE)

B2 to experience a difficult or unpleasant situation: I've been going through a bad patch recently. You'd think his children would be more sympathetic towards him after all he's gone through (= the many bad things he has experienced).

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  • (EXAMINE)

B2 to examine something that contains a collection of things carefully in order to organize them or find something: I'm going through my wardrobe and throwing out all the clothes I don't wear any more. Remember to go through the pockets before you put those trousers in the washing machine.

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