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pierce through something

to poke through something; to penetrate something. He pierced through the meat with a fork and then put it in a spicy marinade. Mary pierced the yarn through with the knitting needles.
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pierce someone's heart

affect someone keenly or deeply.
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Pierce are offering a limited selection of products including their own Pierce & Pierce branded items.
I'm planning to pierce my lower lip soon," she said.
They also told Pierce they were going to shoot him.
Because both teams were forced to forfeit their next game, it left Pierce with twolosses, eliminating it from the tournament.
What makes Pierce Memorial Baptist Home's ELDERtech program unique is that it not only introduces computers to its residents, but it also enlists high school students as mentors.
Last summer Pierce spent her days harvesting broccoli, mowing orchards and hoeing 300-foot-long salad mix beds under a hot sun.
When Pierce tugs on his long lobes, the skin builds up elastic potential energy (stored energy due to being stretched).
What's more, he's a condom fanatic--only once in his life, Pierce swears, has he failed to use a rubber during intercourse, and that was "many years after.
About a year later, the Bush family took Pierce to The Howard School in Atlanta, a pioneer in developing innovative educational programs and individual assessment.
It seemed obvious that the Church at Pierce Creek had stepped over the line.
James Curley Pierce was involved in an auto accident resulting in the death of one person and serious injuries to another.
Fitch Ratings also withdraws the 'AA-/F1+' rating assigned to the Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc.
Orange Coast 3, Pierce 0: The best season in Pierce College women's volleyball history ended one victory short of the biggest prize in the state at Fresno Pacific University.
And never allow anyone to pierce you with a "piercing gun.