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English definition of “put sth across”

put sth across

phrasal verb with put
 
 
/pʊt/ verb [T] (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to explain or express something clearly so that people understand it easilyDefining and explainingExpressing and asking opinionsRemarks and remarkingControlling emotions
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