get (something) through to (someone)


: to express (something) clearly so that it is understood by (someone)
I hope I've finally gotten my message through to him.

Examples of get (something) through to (someone) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But enough rays will still get through to damage your eyes. Daniel Wu, Washington Post, 9 Apr. 2024 Rumors of a coup of sorts have also slid to the background, with Mauricio Macri and his PRO party struggling to get through to Milei as Villaruel sits on the sidelines. Agustino Fontevecchia, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 When officers finally entered his classroom, he was hustled out with other students and loaded onto a school bus to get to the hospital as ambulances could not get through to the school. Rachel Clarke, CNN, 6 Mar. 2024 Gilbert can sometimes get through to Gauff where her parents can’t. Abby Aguirre, Vogue, 6 Mar. 2024 The San Francisco Fire Department, for example, said on social media that people unable to get through to 911 on their mobile devices because of the outage should try using landlines. Deepti Hajela, Quartz, 23 Feb. 2024 The 6-year-old was in a car with her mother’s uncle, his wife and their four children, before Layan managed to get through to Hamadah confirming the pair were still breathing but hurt and in need of medical attention. Yasmine Salam, NBC News, 4 Feb. 2024 Of course, these methods may get through to inveterate gifters. Michelle Singletary, Washington Post, 5 Dec. 2023 To get through to people here is just really visceral and tactile and real and personal. Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 Jan. 2024

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“Get (something) through to (someone).” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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