get (something) through to (someone)

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Definition of get (something) through to (someone)

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

get through to (someone)

idiom (2)

Definition of get through to (someone) (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : to be clearly expressed to and understood by (someone) I've talked to him many times, but I just can't seem to get through to him.
2 : to make a successful telephone call to (someone) Where were you? I've been trying to get through to you (on the phone) all day!

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incapable of being surmounted or overcome

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