put across
transitive verb Date: 1919 1. put over 3 2. to convey effectively or forcefully <
put her viewpoint across subtly
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  • put across — or put over PHRASAL VERB When you put something across or put it over, you succeed in describing or explaining it to someone. [V n P] He has taken out a half page advertisement in his local paper to put his point across …   English dictionary

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