Meaning of “put something across” in the English Dictionary

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"put something across" in American English

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put something across

phrasal verb with put us /pʊt/ verb present participle putting, past tense and past participle put

to communicate an idea or opinion:

What’s the most important thing you try to put across in your book?

(Definition of “put something across” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)