come through

came through; come through; coming through; comes through

Definition of come through

intransitive verb

1 : to do what is needed or expected came through in the clutch
2a : 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, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Come through.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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