# The differences between 通过 and 经过

We just learn 通过 and let's have a look at the differences between 通过 and 经过。

### Language points

Differences:

When used as a verb, 通过 means to pass through someplace from one end (or side) to another end (or side), while 经过 means to go to somewhere by way of some place without the meaning of passing through. For example:

### Dialogue 2

 张远的网球打得很好，得过很多国际大奖，每次看他比赛，总是感觉他轻轻松松就能打赢。但其实任何成功都要通过努力才能得到，张远不管春夏秋冬，练球从来没有休息过一天。我们总是看到别人成功时获得的鲜花，却看不到别人为成功流过的汗水。