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get through

part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to manage to reach the end of (a difficult or challenging experience).
It was a sad time for all of us, but we got through it together.
definition 2: to help (someone) reach the end of a difficult or challenging experience.
Preparing for my exam was a nightmare, but my friends got me through it.
definition 3: to finish a project, task, or the like.
This project took a lot of work, but we got through on time.
definition 4: to manage to contact someone, usu. by telephone.
It can be difficult to get through to my brother on the oil rig.
definition 5: to make one's message completely heard and taken seriously (often fol. by "to").
I've tried to tell her how dangerous it is, but I can't seem to get through to her.