put sth over/across Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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put sth over/across

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to ​express an ​ideaclearly so that ​peopleunderstand it: Did you ​feel that you ​managed to put over ​yourpoint of ​view? She's not very good at putting ​across her ​ideas.
(Definition of put sth over/across from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put sth over/across”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把(观点)表达清楚, 使被理解…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把(觀點)表達清楚, 使被理解…
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