come through
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come through(
kuhm
 
thru
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to arrive)
a. llegar
We're still waiting for the fax to come through.Todavía estamos esperando que llegue el fax.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to enter)
a. pasar
No one's allowed to come through to my office until I say so.Nadie tiene permitido pasar a mi oficina hasta que yo lo diga.
3. (to succeed)
a. no fallar
Don't worry; our man will come through.No te preocupes; nuestro hombre no fallará.
4. (to survive)
a. sobrevivir
For a while, trapped in that tunnel, I didn't think we were going to come through.Por un rato, atrapado en ese túnel, no pensé que íbamos a sobrevivir.
b. recuperarse
It was a traumatic experience, but after a few months Jackson came through.Fue una experiencia traumática, pero después de unos meses Jackson se recuperó.
5. (to be clear)
a. hacerse patente
Dale talked big, but when push came to shove, his total ignorance came through.Dale fanfarroneaba, pero a la hora de la verdad, se hizo patente su total ignorancia.
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
6. (to survive)
a. sobrevivir a
If I don't come through the war, tell my wife I love her.Si no sobrevivo a la guerra, dile a mi esposa que la amo.
b. salir de
Against all odds, Alicia came through the mysterious illness she caught.Contra todo pronóstico, Alicia salió de la extraña enfermedad que contrajo.
7. (to succeed)
a. superar
With all the external support we're getting, I have no doubt we'll come through this crisis.Con toda la ayuda externa que estamos recibiendo, no tengo dudas de que superaremos esta crisis.
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come through
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (message, news)
a. llegar
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
2. (survive; war, crisis, illness)
a. sobrevivir a
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come through
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 (survive) sobrevivir; (recover) recuperarse
he's badly injured, but he'll come through all right está malherido, pero se recuperará or se pondrá bien
2 [+telephone call] llegar
the call came through from France at 10p.m. a las 10 de la noche lograron comunicar desde Francia
intransitive verb
1 (survive) [+war, danger] sobrevivir; (uninjured) salir ilesoailesa de;a ilesa [+illness] recuperarse de
2 (pass) [+test] superar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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