put somebody through it

put (one) through it

To force one to endure something particularly difficult, stressful, or unpleasant. They really put you through it during these training camps, but the benefits when you start the regular season are huge. John put me through it before we broke up. I'm still trying to get over it all.
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put somebody ˈthrough it

(especially British English, informal) force somebody to do something difficult or unpleasant: During the training they really put you through it; I was exhausted!
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