vote something through

vote something through
ˌvote sthˈthrough derived
to bring a plan, etc. into effect by voting for it

A proposal to merge the two companies was voted through yesterday.

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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • vote through — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms vote through : present tense I/you/we/they vote through he/she/it votes through present participle voting through past tense voted through past participle voted through to make something accepted officially by …   English dictionary

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