Meaning of "through" in Essential English Dictionary


preposition uk /θruː/

A2 from one end or side of something to the other:

The River Seine flows through Paris.
The Mississippi River flows through New Orleans.

B1 from the beginning to the end of something:

He worked through the night.

B1 because of someone or something:

She got the job through hard work.

B1 using something, or with someone’s help:

I met my girlfriend through my brother.

US from one time until another time:

The store is open Monday through Friday.

(Definition of “through” from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)