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Whip through   /wɪp θru/   Listen
Whip through

verb
1.
Go through very fast.






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"Whip through" Quotes from Famous Books



... he's an obstinate beggar," said Denny, as though he had observed all necessary forms and could now get to business; and he drew the lash of the whip through his fingers. I am afraid Denny was rather looking forward to executing justice with ...
— McClure's Magazine, Vol. VI., No. 6, May, 1896 • Various

... bite. He knew perfectly well that fish do not usually bite at a piece of string without bait or hook; but he thought that for once in a way, and for him, they might make an exception to their rule; and in his inexhaustible confidence, he carried it so far as to fish in the street with a whip through the grating of a sewer. He would draw up the whip from time to time excitedly, pretending that the cord of it was more heavy, and that he had caught a treasure, as in a story that his ...
— Jean-Christophe, Vol. I • Romain Rolland



Words linked to "Whip through" :   go through, run through, work through



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