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make yourself understood

C2 to communicate effectively: Since they spoke only Swahili, we used signs and gestures to make ourselves understood.
Translations of “make yourself understood”
in Chinese (Traditional) 把自己的意思表達清楚…
in Chinese (Simplified) 把自己的意思表达清楚…
(Definition of make yourself understood from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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