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    Can we way " work through a problem"? He worked through the literature bearing on the subject.. Is there any difference between the two "work through's"?
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    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    Can we way " work through a problem"? He worked through the literature bearing on the subject.. Is there any difference between the two "work through's"?
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    Yes, you can say that. No there's no difference. It means to take a large piece of work, and to work on it gradually until it's finished.
    However, "I worked through the night" is a different concept.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    Yes, you can say that. No there's no difference. It means to take a large piece of work, and to work on it gradually until it's finished.
    However, "I worked through the night" is a different concept.
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