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English definition of “get across something”

get across something

verb phrasal verb with get  /ɡet/ (present participle getting, past participle gotten  /ˈɡɑt·ən/ or got  /ɡɑt/) us  
to communicate an idea or message successfully: I hoped to get across the idea that a community is more than just a bunch of people living in one place. Our ideas are better and we need to find a different way of getting that across.
(Definition of get across something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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