slosh through (something)

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slosh through (something)

1. Of a liquid, to rush and splash through some place, area, or thing. Ice-cold water sloshed through the boat as it poured in from the cracked hull.
2. To cause or force some liquid to rush and splash through some place, area, or thing. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "slosh" and "through." He sloshed the chemical solution through the pipes to clean out the all the gunk that had been building up. The machine sloshes dye through the fabric to ensure it coats and colors every fiber.
3. To plod or wade through some wet or mucky substance or a place that contains it. The rescue worker sloshed through the floodwaters to reach the children trapped in the house. I sloshed through the drainage ditch, searching for the brooch my foolish sister had dropped.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

slosh through something

[for a person] to wade or splash through something. The little kids sloshed through every puddle on their way home. We sloshed through the stream, ruining our shoes and soaking our cuffs.
See also: slosh, through
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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