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  • verb literally To travel from one end of something to the other.
  • verb obsolete To execute or carry out.
  • verb To examine or scrutinize (a number or series of things), especially in a regular order.
  • verb To enact or recite the entire length of (something).
  • verb To undergo, suffer, experience.
  • verb To wear out (clothing etc.).
  • verb To progress to the next stage of something.
  • verb To reach an intended destination after passing through some process.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb apply thoroughly; think through
  • verb go or live through
  • verb go across or through
  • verb eat immoderately
  • verb pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue


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  • Young adults living in poverty face high exposure to “go throughs”: lived experiences of structural disadvantage and trauma with lasting implications for educational, economic, and other life outcomes. They frequently “get through” these challenges without formal mental health supports, relying on community-based programs and peer networks to cope with their experiences.

    Go Throughs to Get Through: Low Income Young Adults and Mental Health, CLASP (June 5, 2017)

    August 8, 2017