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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.
See also: pierce, through

pierce someone's heart

affect someone keenly or deeply.
See also: heart, pierce
References in classic literature ?
The third showed the pinnacle of an iceberg piercing a polar winter sky: a muster of northern lights reared their dim lances, close serried, along the horizon.
At the same instant, just as Jane Clayton was congratulating herself that the ship was once more free, there fell upon her ears from a point up the river about where the Kincaid had been anchored the rattle of musketry and a woman's scream--shrill, piercing, fear-laden.
These brave words, said in a piercing voice, made all the other Marionettes cry.
He looked it, and the piercing glitter that arose at times in his eyes was the same piercing glitter I had observed in the eyes of caged leopards and other preying creatures of the wild.
Body piercing is growing in popularity in Jeddah, not only among Saudi girls but among boys as well.
IT'S true clitoral piercing can increase sensitivity - but it's not without its problems.
And experts say the Welsh are bigger fans of the piercing craze than anywhere else in the UK.
Piercing invades subcutaneous areas and has a high potential for infectious complications.
Piercing the tongue, lip, or cheek could cause localized gingival recession.
Piercing tongue, lips or cheek can lead to serious dental and medical
In fact, body piercing is becoming a new art for many young Americans.
You may not know this, but piercing your tongue has a high attention versus permanence ratio.
Three or four years ago, doctors began seeing an increase in problems associated with body piercing, particularly among those younger than 30.
At Camp Crestfield, campers and staff are not accepted or rejected on the basis of body art and piercing, as long as they wish to share a small group experience that focuses on exploration of Christian faith.
Leonard joins Zales Jewelers from the Company's Piercing Pagoda brand, where he held the position of President, Piercing Pagoda since January 2002.