get across


get across

verb

Definition of GET ACROSS

intransitive verb
:  to become clear or convincing
transitive verb
:  to make clear or convincing <we couldn't get our point across>

Examples of GET ACROSS

  1. <what I'm trying to get across is that there simply is no money for the project>

First Known Use of GET ACROSS

1913

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