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Is it effective in conveying the information in this piece? Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)This is also the message conveyed by recent statistics. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Then you have to convey a sense of confidence. The Sun (2008)What is the first message this line conveys to you? Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)Good defence is all about conveying information that will be more useful to partner than declarer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They also manage to convey a variety of different meanings with their simple sentences. The Developing Child (7th edn.) (1995)Racing may sometimes wish to convey a sense of nation against nation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The message is conveyed at the cost of artistic content. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And a computer monitor cannot convey the sense of size of the original. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)And it should be possible to think of many ways to convey a message without constant profanity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Each image has a specific meaning and conveys crucial information about the life and deeds of the bearer. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)The major sense that she conveys is one of "things going well and in the right direction". Why am I Afraid to Grieve (1994)Under such circumstances a military operation intended to convey a message to one audience may mean something quite different to another. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)The picture also conveys an amusing sense of the animal's personality. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You learn ways of conveying the information you can't show. Times, Sunday Times (2012)No such luxury exists on film, where information is best conveyed visually or not at all. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The remaining notes either amplify particular profit and loss and balance sheet lines, or convey general additional data. Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)Certainly your letter conveys a sense of claustrophobia and of feeling constrained, particularly by the limited sporting opportunities. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They convey the awful immediacy and sheer terror of modern combat, with its fearsome gizmos and consequently fearful casualties. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The result is a page historic for what it conveys, but also as a case study in reporting under pressure. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The presenter can also convey subjective feelings that cannot be seen or heard - the cold, fear and so on. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'convey'
British English: convey VERB
To convey information or feelings means to cause them to be known or understood by someone.
When I returned home, I tried to convey the wonder of this machine to my husband.
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