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English definition of “get sth across”

get sth across

phrasal verb with get     /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US gotten)
B2 to manage to make someone understand or believe something: We tried to get our point across , but he just wouldn't listen . This is the message that we want to get across to the public .Defining and explaining
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