General Writing and Grammar Help/Get you through something

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Dear Ted:

When do you use the phrase "to get you through something"?

Would you please give me some examples?

Many, many thanks for your kind help.

Paolo

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Dear Paolo:

When do you use the phrase "to get you through something"?

*** The common meaning is that someone or something is provided in order to help you with your problems OR to assist you along your way.

EXAMPLES:

Tom tries to think positively, so that he will get himself through the day.

Here is a little money to help you get through this month.

Most colleges offer an orientation program for freshmen.  The program is meant to help them get through starting at a new school and to overcome their homesickness.

Ted

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