"The sun broke through the clouds"
"The rescue team broke through the wall in the mine shaft"
succeed in reaching a real or abstract destination after overcoming problems;
"We finally got through the bureaucracy and could talk to the Minister"
continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.);
"He survived the cancer against all odds"
attain success or reach a desired goal;
"The enterprise succeeded"
"We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"
"she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
- They went through the agonies of war and famine.
- The country has gone through too many wars.
- She was luck to come through the war.
- It's a wonder that the child came through without a scratch.