rattle through

phrasal verb

rattled through; rattling through; rattles through
: to do (something) quickly
We rattled through the meeting.

Examples of rattle through in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But in late 2019, earthquakes began rattling through the central peninsula. Maya Wei-Haas, Smithsonian Magazine, 21 Feb. 2024 The aircraft's windshield was a sheet of pure gray, with visibility nearly zero as the NASA P-3 rattled through a snowstorm at 15,000 feet. Susan Cosier, Scientific American, 19 Dec. 2023 The drum line stood beneath a canopy of trees and rattled through rolls of sextuplets, with reddened shoulders glistening. Emily Cochrane, BostonGlobe.com, 1 July 2023

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“Rattle through.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rattle%20through. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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