go through

go through

  1. (literally) To travel from one end of something to the other.
    The train went through the tunnel.
  2. (obsolete) To execute or carry out.
  3. (transitive) To examine or scrutinize (a number or series of things).
    Every morning, she went through her mail over a cup of coffee.
  4. (transitive) To enact or recite the entire length of (something).
  5. (transitive) To undergo, suffer, experience.
    I went through a lengthy immigration process before I was allowed across the border.
    She's yet to go through puberty, although she's already 17.
  6. (transitive) To use up or wear out (clothing etc.).
    Her family drinks so much milk that they go through two gallons a week.
    I've gone through two pairs of shoes already this holiday.
  7. (intransitive) To progress to the next stage of something.
    If United don't lose by more than 2 goals, they should go through to the next round.
  8. (intransitive) To reach an intended destination after passing through some process.
    My payment hasn't gone through yet.
    I don't think my instant messages are going through.
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