Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) arrive at the end or finish something difficult
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we'll get through this together
To 'get through' something means to finish or complete it. Usually 'getting through' something means there was an amount of difficulty or a lot of effort involved before you managed to finish. You will hear this used in social contexts: "I didn't know how we would manage to get through it when we found out John was so sick." or in professional contexts: "It was a tough year for the agriculture sector but we managed to get through it." You can also 'get through' resources meaning to use them up. "I am surprised we got through so much paper last month. Maybe we can find some ways of reducing the amount we are using."
Social Examples (Basic)
We can get through this together, the man told his wife at the hospital.
The student knew thatif he could get through his first three exams, the worst would be over.
Don't worry about it.We'll get through this, okay?
Professional Examples (Basic)
We struggled a lot in our first few years of operation but we managed to get throughit with the help of our incredible staff.
I don't know how we willget through to next year if our takings don't improve dramatically.
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