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get (sth) through (to sb)

verb uk phrasal verb with get   /ɡet/ ( present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten) us  
C1 to succeed in making someone understand or believe something: [+ question word] We can't get through to the government just how serious the problem is! I don't seem to be able to get through to (= communicate with) him these days.
Translations of “get (sth) through (to sb)”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)明白, (把…)向(某人)講清楚…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)明白, (把…)向(某人)讲清楚…
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