come through

a) To survive, to endure.

He came through the surgery ok.

b) To succeed.

The team came through in the end and won the pennant.


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  • come through — {v.}, {informal} To be equal to a demand; meet trouble or a sudden need with success; satisfy a need. * /When the baseball team needed a hit, Willie came through with a double./ * /John needed money for college and his father came through./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come through — {v.}, {informal} To be equal to a demand; meet trouble or a sudden need with success; satisfy a need. * /When the baseball team needed a hit, Willie came through with a double./ * /John needed money for college and his father came through./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come through — [v1] accomplish goal achieve, be successful, be victorious, carry out, chip in, contribute, kick in, pitch in, prevail, score, succeed, triumph, win; concept 706 Ant. fail come through [v2] survive bad situation endure, live through, persist,… …   New thesaurus

  • come through — index succeed (attain) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • come through — Synonyms and related words: achieve success, advance, arrive, be a success, be glimpsed, be safe, be so, be such, beat the game, beat the system, break through, bring about, bring off, bring to effect, bring to pass, carry into effect, carry into …   Moby Thesaurus

  • come through — phrasal verb Word forms come through : present tense I/you/we/they come through he/she/it comes through present participle coming through past tense came through past participle come through 1) come through something [transitive] to be still… …   English dictionary

  • come through — 1) PHRASAL VERB: no passive To come through a dangerous or difficult situation means to survive it and recover from it. [V P n] The city had faced racial crisis and come through it... [V P n] He s too old to come through a fall like that. 2)… …   English dictionary

  • come through — verb 1. penetrate (Freq. 6) The sun broke through the clouds The rescue team broke through the wall in the mine shaft • Syn: ↑break through • Derivationally related forms: ↑breakthrough (for …   Useful english dictionary

  • come through — UK US come through Phrasal Verb with come({{}}/kʌm/ verb ► [I] to do something that you have agreed to do or been asked to do: come through with sth »He s still hoping the bank will come through with a loan …   Financial and business terms

  • come through — v. (D; intr.) to come through with ( to provide ) (he finally came through with the money) * * * [ kʌm θruː] (D; intr.) to come through with (he finally came through with the money; to provide ) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • come through — phr verb Come through is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑divorce, ↑news, ↑talent, ↑tooth, ↑tornado Come through is used with these nouns as the object: ↑experience, ↑operation …   Collocations dictionary

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