carry\ through

v
1a. To put into action.

Mr. Green was not able to carry through his plans for a hike because he broke his leg.

1b. To do something you have planned; put a plan into action.

Jean makes good plans but she cannot carry through with any of them.

Compare: go through with, carry out
2. To keep (someone) from failing or stopping; bring through; help.

When the tire blew out, the rules Jim had learned in driving class carried him through safely.


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