put (oneself) across as

idiom

: to cause (oneself) to appear to be (a particular type of person)
He tries to put himself across as a nice guy.

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“Put (oneself) across as.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20%28oneself%29%20across%20as. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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