get across

get across
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "get across":
present tense I/you/we/they get across he/she/it gets across present participle getting across past tense got across past participle got across
to make people understand something

He sometimes has trouble getting his meaning across in English.

get something across to someone:

What message are you trying to get across to the consumer?

get across how/what etc:

I was trying to get across how much I admired them.


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