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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.
(Definition of make yourself understood from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “make yourself understood”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把自己的意思表达清楚…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把自己的意思表達清楚…
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