get across

verb
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

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 in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of get across

1911



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