put through

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put through(
poot
 
thru
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (telecommunications)
a. pasar
I'm going to put you on a brief hold, and then I'll put you through.Te voy a poner en espera brevemente y después te paso.
b. poner
Would you put me through to a supervisor?¿Me pondrías con un supervisor?
c. comunicar
I'm afraid I won't be able to put you through to Ms. Saunders; she's in a meeting.Me temo que no puedo comunicarla con la Sra. Saunders; está en una reunión.
2. (to subject to)
a. someter a
My brother put me through all nature of torment and teasing when we were younger.Mi hermano me sometió a todo tipo de torturas y burlas cuando éramos jóvenes.
b. hacer pasar
You wouldn't believe what that child put me through growing up. She was a terror!Ni te imaginas lo que me hizo pasar esa niña durante su infancia. ¡Era un horror!
3. (to pay for)
a. mandar
My parents told me they would only put me through college if I kept a 3.0 GPA.Mis padres me dijeron que solamente me mandarían a la universidad si mi nota media no bajaba de 3.0.
b. pagarse
I need to work over the summer to be able to put myself through university.Tengo que trabajar en verano para poder pagarme la universidad.
4. (to test)
a. someter a
We put the machines through a series of tests before they are released on the market.Sometemos las máquinas a una serie de pruebas antes de lanzarlas al mercado.
5. (to approve)
a. llevar a cabo
If the legislature puts the bill through, welfare spending will decrease dramatically.Si la legislatura lleva el proyecto de ley a cabo, los gastos de asistencia social disminuirán radicalmente.
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put through
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (on phone)
a.
to p somebody through to somebodyponer or pasar a alguien con alguien
2. (subject to)
a.
to p somebody through somethingsometer a alguien a algo
he put her through hellle ha hecho pasar las de Caín
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put through
transitive verb
1 (make, complete) [+plan, reform, change] llevar a cabo; [+deal] cerrar; [+proposal] hacer aceptar
they had at last succeeded in putting through a worthwhile reform he planned to put through the deal despite US disapproval
we put through 2,000 orders a week despachamos 2.000 pedidos a la semana
2 (Telec) (connect) [+call, caller] pasar
don't put any calls through for the next hour no pases ninguna llamada en la próxima hora; I'm putting you through now ahora le paso or pongo; who? Martha? all right, put her through ¿quién? ¿Marta? bueno, ponme con ella
can you put me through to Miss Blair, please por favor, póngame or me comunica con la Srta. Blair; especially (LAm)
verb:transitive:plus_preposition
1 (by providing finance)
she put two sons through university mandó a dos hijos a la universidad
he only put his daughter through college by selling off his wife's jewellery his grandparents offered to put him through dental school we'll put him through the course
2 (make suffer)
she didn't want to put him through another ordeal like that no quiso hacerle pasar por otra prueba tan dura como esa
I'd like to put him through the pain I've suffered don't worry - I wouldn't put you through that again
they really put him through it at the interview se las hicieron pasar mal en la entrevista; se las hicieron pasar canutas en la entrevista (informal)
to put sb through hell hacérselas pasar canutas a algn (informal)
those two husbands put me through hell
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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