One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Perform (an action or process) to completion despite difficulty or unwillingness.‘he bravely went through with the ceremony’
- ‘After much consideration and in a complete daze, I went through with the termination feeling all at once ashamed, relieved and scared that I would have ruined my chances of ever having kids.’
- ‘The company is also going through with previously announced production cuts at Saturn plants in Wilmington, Delaware and Spring Hill, Tennessee.’
- ‘He realised that it was the wrong decision, but he went through with it anyway.’
- ‘She was still unable to believe that they were actually going through with what they had threatened.’
- ‘By sheer bloody-mindedness we went through with the law suits, despite threats from the investor, and were recently told we had won our case in the supreme court.’
- ‘Contrary to some of the advice we were given, we went through with our wedding anyway.’
- ‘Friends were genuinely surprised when he went through with the challenge, and now those who sponsored him are having to pay up.’
- ‘I can't believe I actually went through with that.’
- ‘The cops threatened to bust everyone for indecent exposure if they went through with the performance, but failed to show up when the ‘exhibit’ actually took place.’
- ‘I was going to marry him so I'm glad I found out about it before I went through with it.’
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