put across

put across
phrasal verb put across or put over [transitive]
Word forms "put across":
present tense I/you/we/they put across he/she/it puts across present participle putting across past tense put across past participle put across
1) to explain an idea, belief etc in a way that is easy to understand

Television can be a useful way of putting across health messages.

2) put yourself across to express your ideas clearly and effectively so that people can see what you are really like

Emily puts herself across very well.

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English dictionary. 2014.

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