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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
        through.
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     2. From beginning to end; as, to read a letter through.
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     3. To the end; to a conclusion; to the ultimate purpose; as,
        to carry a project through.
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     Note: Through was formerly used to form compound adjectives
           where we now use thorough; as, through-bred;
           through-lighted; through-placed, etc.
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     To drop through, to fall through; to come to naught; to
        fail.
  
     To fall through. See under Fall, v. i.
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