carry through

verb
carried through; carrying through; carries through

Definition of carry through

intransitive verb

: persist, survive feelings that carry through to the present

Examples of carry through in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That consistent traction carries through in the corners. Ezra Dyer, Car and Driver, "2021 Toyota Supra Four-Cylinder Is a More Approachable Supra," 13 May 2020 Meanwhile, the mafia in the Sicilian town of Messina flouted lockdown measures to hold a funeral procession for one on their own, a 70-year-old Mafioso, with dozens walking behind the hearse as it was carried through the streets. Fox News, "Italian mafia cements power through charity amid coronavirus crisis while trafficking drugs despite lockdown measures," 22 Apr. 2020 You, on the other hand, have the drive and initiative to carry through on key plans this week. oregonlive, "Horoscope for March 8, 2020: Virgo, competition makes you productive; Pisces, spend time with loved ones," 8 Mar. 2020 And the situation is even worse than that, because the administration’s math allows it to take credit for deregulatory policies as soon as they are promulgated, without paying any attention to whether they are carried through. Philip Wallach, National Review, "On Deregulation, Trump Has Achieved Little," 19 Dec. 2019 Oil prices had been climbing steadily for weeks in anticipation of the announcement, with analysts warning of a more severe price spike should Trump carry through. James Osborne, Houston Chronicle, "Trump roils oil markets in pulling out of Iran nuclear deal," 8 May 2018 Here's hoping that substance carries through in this wholesale redesign of a market favorite on a different architecture. Daniel Pund, Car and Driver, "2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Will Be New for the First Time in a Decade," 8 Apr. 2020 Meantime, Giants officials and the coaching staff must carry through with what’s left of the day-to-day operations. John Shea, SFChronicle.com, "Giants players told they have 3 choices on how to proceed during shutdown," 13 Mar. 2020 Key Player: Barnett, who had 111 yards on 22 carries through three quarters. Creg Stephenson | Cstephenson@al.com, al, "Quarter-by-quarter look at South Alabama’s 28-15 loss to Georgia State," 23 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of carry through

1605, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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“Carry through.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carry%20through. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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