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work through

vb
(Psychology) (tr, adverb) psychol to resolve (a problem, esp an emotional one), by thinking about it repeatedly and hence lessening its intensity either by gaining insight or by becoming bored by it
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Verb1.work through - apply thoroughly; think through; "We worked through an example"
whip through - go through very fast; "We whipped through the last papers that we had to read before the weekend"
work - exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity; "I will work hard to improve my grades"; "she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor"
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Translations

w>work through

vi +prep obj
(blade etc)sich arbeiten durch; (water)sickern durch
(= read through)sich (durch)arbeiten or (durch)ackern durch
(Psych) problemaufarbeiten
vt sep +prep obj he worked the rope through the cracker führte das Seil durch die Spalte
vi (= come through: benefit, pay rise etc) → durchsickern
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