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through with (someone or something)

1. Having no further need of or desire for someone or something. A: "Thank you for your help with this, Bill." B: "It was my pleasure. If you're through with me, I'll get back to work at my desk." If you're through with this old computer, you should donate it to charity. You can borrow this book when I'm through with it.
2. Having finished doing some kind of work or procedure on someone or something. Don't worry about the surgery. When I'm through with you, you'll be fit as a fiddle. This engine should be running like new again when I'm through with it.
3. Having finished verbally or physically assaulting someone. By the time I'm through with the prisoner, he'll wish he'd never been born! I felt like an absolute fool when the boss was through with me.
4. No longer wanting to have an association or relationship with someone or something. I'm through with Johnny. There's no way I can forgive him. I'm through with this company. I can't stand by their unethical business practices any longer.
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*through with someone or something

finished with someone or something. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) I'm all through with course requirements. Now I can learn something I really enjoy. Lily is through with Max.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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