carry through


carried through; carrying through; carries through

intransitive verb

: persist, survive
feelings that carry through to the present

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web There is likely to be a return to the traditional seasonality of the real estate market, in which inventory tends to rise in February and carry through the summer. Anna Bahney, CNN, 5 Jan. 2023 Transportation officials plan to use the money to add an additional structure to the west of the existing bridge to carry through traffic, aimed to ease some of the bottlenecking. Jake Zuckerman, cleveland, 29 Dec. 2022 After concerns surrounded a Cincinnati offense that was averaging just 3.3 yards a carry through its first three games, running back Joe Mixon called for a team meeting with the offensive line. Mohammad Ahmad, cleveland, 3 Nov. 2022 Patriot Invitational swim meet, with 20-plus teams expected, is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. and carry through finals starting at 5 p.m, weather permitting. Buddy Collings, Orlando Sentinel, 14 Sep. 2022 The actors discuss their characters’ big arcs in season one and how those threads carry through to season two. Admin, Essence, 16 Aug. 2022 The cooked agave and fruity notes carry through to the palate, along with the vegetative and earthy notes. Joseph V Micallef, Forbes, 23 Apr. 2022 More than just a relative lack of disposable income, this could portend a preferred form of activism which the younger cohort would carry through to older age. William Johnson, Fortune, 12 Aug. 2022 Bernard has 11 carries in each of the last two games and is averaging 4.6 yards per carry through seven games. Josh Newman, The Salt Lake Tribune, 18 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1608, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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The first known use of carry through was in 1608

Cite this Entry

“Carry through.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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