shot through with something

shot through with (something)

Containing, intermixed with, or streaked with a lot of something. The marble was shot through with a pearly, rose-pink mineral, giving the wall a brilliant lustrous color. My father's speech was shot through with sorrow and anger.
See also: shot, through

shot through with something

containing a lot of a particular colour, quality or feature: He spoke in a voice shot through with emotion.
See also: shot, something, through