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for To drop through
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Through \Through\, adv.
1. From one end or side to the other; as, to pierce a thing
2. From beginning to end; as, to read a letter through.
3. To the end; to a conclusion; to the ultimate purpose; as,
to carry a project through.
Note: Through was formerly used to form compound adjectives
where we now use thorough; as, through-bred;
through-lighted; through-placed, etc.
To drop through, to fall through; to come to naught; to
To fall through. See under Fall, v. i.
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