get across
verb Date: 1913 intransitive verb to become clear or convincing transitive verb to make clear or convincing <
we couldn't get our point across
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  • get across — (something) to successfully communicate something. As a coach, I have to get across to the players what I want from them …   New idioms dictionary

  • get across — [v] communicate an idea bring home*, convey, get through to, impart, make clear, make understood, pass on, put over, transmit; concept 60 Ant. miscommunicate …   New thesaurus

  • get across — ► get across manage to communicate (an idea) clearly. Main Entry: ↑get …   English terms dictionary

  • get across — index annunciate, convey (communicate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • get across — verb 1. communicate successfully (Freq. 1) I couldn t get across the message He put over the idea very well • Syn: ↑put over • Hypernyms: ↑communicate, ↑pass on, ↑pass …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   English dictionary

  • get across — v. (B) ( to make clear ) she tried to get across her ideas across to us * * * [ getə krɒs] (B) ( to make clear ) she tried to get across her ideas across to us …   Combinatory dictionary

  • get across — {v.} 1. To explain clearly, make (something) clear; to make clear the meaning of. * /Mr. Brown is a good coach because he can get across the plays./ Syn.: PUT ACROSS. 2. To become clear. * /The teacher tried to explain the problem, but the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get across — {v.} 1. To explain clearly, make (something) clear; to make clear the meaning of. * /Mr. Brown is a good coach because he can get across the plays./ Syn.: PUT ACROSS. 2. To become clear. * /The teacher tried to explain the problem, but the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ across — v 1. To explain clearly, make (smth) clear; to make clear the meaning of. Mr. Brown is a good coach because he can get across the plays. Syn.: put across 2. To become clear. The teacher tried to explain the problem, but the explanation did not… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get across — verb a) To cross; to move from one side (of something) to the other, literally or figuratively. In heavy rain, the cavalry couldnt get across the river. b) To make an idea evident; to successfully explain a thought or feeling. Its impossible to… …   Wiktionary

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