thrust up through (something)

thrust up through (something)

1. To jut, protrude, or extend upward and through something. As we flew over Japan, we could see the peak of Mt. Fuji thrusting up through the clouds. The medic removed the metal rod that was thrusting up through the man's leg.
2. To push or shove something through something with sudden force. A noun or pronoun can be used between "thrust" and "up." I thrust the white flag up through the door of the bunker to let them know that we were surrendering.
3. To stab, drive, or pierce something upward and through something with sudden force. A noun or pronoun can be used between "thrust" and "up." We thrust our crowbars up through the rotting wooden beams above us to let some light and fresh air into the dusty old attic.
See also: through, thrust, up

thrust up through something

to stick or stab upward through something. The tallest of the trees thrust up through the canopy of leaves far overhead. We heard a ripping sound and saw the tent pole thrust up through the top of the tent.
See also: through, thrust, up