Phrasal Verbs

get through (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb get through (2)

British and Australian English


If you get through something, you use or eat all of it.

For example

  • get through sth When I was in Japan, I got through all my money in a few days. Everything's really expensive.

  • get through sth It's amazing how much food a growing teenage boy can get through in a single day.


This is typically used in British and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

Every day my husband and I get through

a. a bread shop

b. two loaves of bread

c. several tasty bakers

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