thrust through (someone or something)

thrust through (someone or something)

1. To jut, protrude, or extend through someone or something. As we flew over Japan, we could see the peak of Mt. Fuji thrusting through the clouds. The medic removed the metal rod that was thrusting through the injured man.
2. To push or shove someone or something through something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "thrust" and "through." The police officers thrust the prisoner through the doors of the cell. I yelled out that he had forgotten his lunchbox and thrust it through the car window.
3. To stab, drive, or pierce something through someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "thrust" and "through." I thrust the metal beam through the opening in the wall. The barbarian thrust his sword through his enemy.
See also: through, thrust

thrust someone or something through something

to drive or push someone or something through something. I thrust Larry through the open door and followed along quickly. Ann thrust the wad of papers through the opening.
See also: through, thrust

thrust through something

to drive or push through something forcefully. The front end of the car thrust through the side of the house. The stock clerk's knife thrust through the box, ruining the packages of noodles inside.
See also: through, thrust