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come through

verb uk phrasal verb with come   /kʌm/ (came, come) us  

(INFORMATION)

C2 If a piece of information or a document comes through, you receive it: Have the test results come through yet? My visa still hasn't come through.

(EMOTION)

If an emotion comes through, other people can notice it: His nervousness came through when he spoke.
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