plough through


Related to plough through: plough into, plow through
Translations

w>plough through

vi +prep obj
the ship ploughed through the heavy seasdas Schiff pflügte sich durch die schwere See; we had to plough through the snowwir mussten uns durch den Schnee kämpfen; the car ploughed straight through our garden fenceder Wagen brach geradewegs durch unseren Gartenzaun
(inf) to plough through a novel etcsich durch einen Roman etc durchackern (inf)or hindurchquälen
vt sep
the ship ploughed its way through the wavesdas Schiff pflügte sich durch die Wellen; we ploughed our way through the long grasswir bahnten uns unseren Weg durch das hohe Gras
(inf) to plough one’s way through a novel etcsich durch einen Roman etc durchackern (inf)
References in classic literature ?
They declared that it surpassed any land that they had ever seen, and often exclaimed what a delight it would be just to run a plough through such a rich and teeming soil, and see it open its bountiful promise before the share.