take (someone) through

idiom

: to tell (someone) how (something) happens or is done by explaining the details of each step
I asked him to take me through his daily exercise regimen.

Examples of take (someone) through in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even limited steps, such as the ones President Biden can take through executive action, get highly favorable ratings. David Lauter, Los Angeles Times, 4 May 2024 Contemporary physicists apply knot theory to quantum mechanics and the winding paths that particles take through space-time. Matthew Hutson, The New Yorker, 10 Nov. 2023 Knives aren’t the only kind of weapons travelers have tried to take through security. Nathan Diller, USA TODAY, 19 July 2023 The nine-question online survey is available to take through Jan. 31, Megan Becka reports. cleveland, 18 Jan. 2023 Along with focusing on solo projects, the members of BTS will also be fulfilling their mandatory military duties in South Korea, which is expected to take through 2025. Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, 30 Nov. 2022 Processing ballots delivered to polling places on Tuesday didn’t start until Wednesday and would take through at least the end of the week, officials said. Richard Ruelas, The Arizona Republic, 10 Nov. 2022 With the commonwealth barring mail-in ballots from being processed until Election Day, elections officials are preparing for the count to take through at least Friday of election week. Ryan Teague Beckwith, Bloomberg.com, 23 Oct. 2020 In one scene, deep in the ancient underworld of dwarf caves, Frodo and his companions stop to rest and decide which path to take through the mountain. The Rev. Bill Thomas, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 29 Aug. 2020

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“Take (someone) through.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20%28someone%29%20through. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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