poke a hole in

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poke a hole in something

 and poke a hole through something
to make a hole by pushing something through something; to push something through a hole. The carpenter poked a hole in the wall with a nail. The fisherman poked a hole through the ice with a pick.
See also: hole, poke
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Then, with a parent's help, poke a hole through the fabric and cardboard at each mark.