come through

verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of come through

intransitive verb
1 : to do what is needed or expected
  • came through in the clutch
2 a : to be expressed
  • a writer whose personality comes through clearly in her writing
b : to be communicated
  • a message that came through loud and clear
  • With the press of a tiny button on the aid, sound comes through to people with impaired hearing with even greater clarity than can be heard by someone with normal hearing.
  • —Jane E. Brody

First Known Use of come through

1906


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