churn through

verb

Definition of churn through

: 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

First Known Use of churn through

1849

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