What is the difference of thru and through?

Through can be a preposition, an adjective, and an adverb. Through is the only formally accepted spelling of the word. Thru is an alternate spelling that should be used only in informal writing or when referring to drive-throughs.

Is it through and through or Thru and Thru?

Both thru and through communicate the same meaning, but one is widely favored over the other. Thru is a nonstandard spelling and should generally be avoided. Through is the preferred spelling and is the correct choice for all formal writing.

How is thru used in a sentence?

Using Thru, Through and Threw in a Sentence After he threw the ball through the hoop, he celebrated by going through the drive thru.

How do you use through and through in a sentence?

Examples of ‘through and through’ in a sentence through and through

  1. He is a socialist through and through.
  2. He was good-hearted through and through and very close to his friends.
  3. A fantastic man – a football man through and through.
  4. For the materialist, nature is physical through and through.

What’s come thru mean?

intransitive verb. 1 : to do what is needed or expected came through in the clutch. 2a : to be expressed a writer whose personality comes through clearly in her writing.

WHAT DOES been thru it mean?

To be finished doing something.

When did thru become a word?

around 1839
Modern use originated in American English as a phonetic and simplified spelling of through around 1839. The spelling had previously been one of several used in Middle English.

What does make it through mean?

to make it through (something): to survive, to endure (something), to successfully complete (something) without significant stress or harm. idiom. I made it through the wilderness. I travelled across the wilderness and survived.

Where did the phrase through and through come from?

Thoroughly, wholly, repeatedly. This expression, which at first meant literally penetrated, dates from about 1500. Hugh Walpole used it in The Fortress (1932): “The mist immediately surrounding him was . . . so wetting that he was already soaked through and through.”