break through

break through
verb
1. pass through (a barrier) (Freq. 3)
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Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county

Syn: ↑crack
Hypernyms: ↑pass, ↑go through, ↑go across
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s something

2. penetrate (Freq. 1)
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The sun broke through the clouds

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The rescue team broke through the wall in the mine shaft

Syn: ↑come through
Derivationally related forms: ↑breakthrough
Hypernyms: ↑appear
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

3. break out
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The tooth erupted and had to be extracted

Syn: ↑erupt, ↑come out, ↑push through
Derivationally related forms: ↑eruption (for: ↑erupt)
Hypernyms: ↑appear
Hyponyms: ↑dehisce
Verb Group: ↑erupt
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s


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