make (something) go through

When something "goes through", it completes successfully. Some examples of things that can "go through" are:

  • an attempted credit card payment
  • a business deal
  • a formal request

"Making" a deal or a sale "go through" means that you help to complete it, or cause it to finish successfully:

I can tell that you're working really hard to make this deal go through, and I really appreciate the effort.

Another phrase which uses the same words but isn't related is "go through (an experience)": 

We've been going through a period of weak sales.

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