Definition of Sweep through

1. Verb. Succeed at easily. "She nailed her astrophysics course"

Exact synonyms: Ace, Breeze Through, Nail, Pass With Flying Colors, Sail Through
Generic synonyms: Make It, Pass
Derivative terms: Ace

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweep Through

sweep aside
sweep away
sweep hand
sweep oar
sweep off
sweep out
sweep over
sweep someone off their feet
sweep something under the carpet
sweep something under the rug
sweep the board
sweep through (current term)
sweep under the rug
sweep up
sweeping day

Literary usage of Sweep through

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1887)
"The perpendicular cliffs or deep slopes down which terrific avalanches descend, and the rushing and variable mountain-torrents which sweep through the deep ..."

2. The Synthetic Philosophy of Expression as Applied to the Arts of Reading by Moses True Brown (1886)
"Now carry the right arm across the chest and sweep through 180°. Face exactly in the opposite direction and sweep through 180°. ..."

3. The Flag-ship: Or, A Voyage Around the World in the United States Frigate by Fitch Waterman Taylor (1840)
"... has had its full sweep through the rigging of our naked spars, the morning finds that dark bird still near us, though scarcely seen as his wing tips the ..."

4. Songs of the Brave: The Soldier's Dream, and Other Poems and Odes (1856)
"For the deck it was their field of fame, And Ocean was their grave : Where Blake and mighty Nelson fell, Your manly hearts shall glow, As ye sweep through ..."

5. The Western Journal and Civilian by Micajah Tarver, H. Cobb, François-René Chateaubriand (1854)
"Its opposite side will sweep through Quebec and Boston, through Havana in Cuba, and through Vera Cruz and the city of Mexico. This same point is then also ..."

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