One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
adverb, preposition, & adjectiveNorth American
- nonstandard spelling of through
- ‘You help me to get thru each day without screaming at those around me.’
- ‘I decided the only way to make it thru the tournament and all the highs and lows was to make him a warrior.’
- ‘They have been thru a lot and so this is more than a wedding, it is a triumph of love.’
- ‘About that time the kitchen picture window that we were looking thru began to bow in and out.’
- ‘It looks like my dad will come out the Saturday after surgery and stay thru Thursday.’
- ‘Managers will be able to think thru problems more thoroughly and do so for longer periods of time.’
- ‘You have no experience and little or no knowledge about what you are going thru.’
- ‘Watch as they huddle in the bushes, then climb thru a few strands of barbed wire and run for freedom.’
- ‘Sophie snickered stupidly like the idiot she was, not even thinking the answer thru.’
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