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play something through
to play something, such as a piece of recorded music, all the way through. I played the album through, hoping to find even one song I liked. As I played through the album, I didn't hear anything I liked.
[for golfers] to pass someone on the golf course. Do you mind if we play through? We have to get back to the courtroom by two o'clock. We let them play through because they were moving so fast.