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Phrasal Verbs

come through

This page is about the phrasal verb come through

Meaning: to survive a difficult or dangerous situation or time

Synonym: survive

For example:

  • come through sth My grandparents came through some really tough times, including two World Wars and the Great Depression.

  • come through sth It was a terrible time, but we managed to come through it OK.

Quick Quiz:

I don't know how Jenny managed to come through

a. her English lesson

b. her kidnapping

c. her birthday party

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