plod through (something)
To continue to make progress through something at a slow and laborious but consistent pace. A: "How's that report coming?" B: "I'm still plodding through it. I should be finished by tomorrow." I know she's been plodding her way through all the applications we received.
plod through something
to work one's way through something laboriously. I just plodded through my work today. I had no energy at all. This is certainly a lot of papers to have to plod through.