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 When a tree falls in a forest, there will undoubtedly be vibrations or waves that carry through the air. Lance Eliot, Forbes, 1 Sep. 2021 Republicans are determined to carry through on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's threat to make Democrats use partisan parliamentary tactics to both fund the government and raise the country's ceiling. Melissa Mahtani, CNN, 29 Sep. 2021 The Miami Hurricanes’ tailspin that started at the end of 2020 continues to carry through into this season, with the latest example being UM’s 38-17 loss to Michigan State (3-0) on Saturday at Hard Rock Stadium. Khobi Price, sun-sentinel.com, 19 Sep. 2021 For me, there were two important things from my childhood that really made a difference to me and carry through to this day. Steve Baltin, Forbes, 26 May 2021 That coping mechanism would carry through into adulthood. Gregory Thomas, San Francisco Chronicle, 27 Aug. 2021 This point of emphasis will carry through to the season, Walz said, so the Cards will implement more inside-out habits before shots are taken. Shannon Russell, The Courier-Journal, 21 Aug. 2021 But Obaid couldn’t ultimately carry through with such a wrenching choice. Ben Kesling, WSJ, 17 Aug. 2021 The drama will likely carry through to 1995, when Diana gave a bombshell interview to the BBC's Panorama in 1995, according to Deadline. Janine Puhak, PEOPLE.com, 17 Aug. 2021

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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 23 Oct. 2021.

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