get one's point across

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Definition of get one's point across

: to make people understand what one is saying Maybe there's a better way to get your point across.

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“Get one's point across.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20one%27s%20point%20across. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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