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English definition of “put sth across”

put sth across

phrasal verb with put     /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to express your ideas and opinions clearly so that people understand them easily : It's an interesting idea and I thought he put it across well.Expressing and asking opinionsRemarks and remarkingControlling emotions
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