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get through

verb uk phrasal verb with get   /ɡet/ ( present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten) us  
to succeed in talking to someone on the phone: I tried to phone her but couldn't get through. I got through to the wrong department.
Translations of “get through”
in Chinese (Traditional) 用電話聯繫上, 打通電話…
in Russian дозвониться…
in Turkish telefonla ulaşmak, bağlantı kurmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 用电话联系上, 打通电话…
in Polish dodzwonić się, połączyć się…
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