carry through


carried through; carrying through; carries 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 was not possible because of the tuberculosis, but the passion for the physicality carried through his entire life. Gia Kourlas, New York Times, 30 May 2024 Along the way, neighbors waved from their porches, and the children’s voices carried through the neighborhood on their one-mile ride. Milena Malaver, Miami Herald, 25 May 2024 The practice carried through to 1780 when King George III started Queen Charlotte’s Ball in honor of his wife’s birthday. Nicole Briese, Peoplemag, 18 May 2024 What began in Shanghai at round 5 of the Formula 1 season with a blue limited edition Streamliner Cylindrical Tourbillon Skeleton was carried through to Miami with the reveal of an even more limited pink edition. Blake Buettner, Robb Report, 8 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for carry through 

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Word History

First Known Use

1608, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of carry through was in 1608

Cite this Entry

“Carry through.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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