churn through

verb

churned through; churning through; churns through

transitive verb

: to proceed through, process, or deal with rapidly or steadily in a mechanical or seemingly mechanical way
He churned through Princeton in two years, working himself into a state of near exhaustion. Timothy Foote
For an aggressive trader who churns through 30 or 40 deals a day, the stakes mount quickly—along with the tensions. Michael Meyer

Word History

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of churn through was in 1849

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Cite this Entry

“Churn through.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/churn%20through. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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