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Definition of 'get across'

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He pauses a second to make sure his message is getting across. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nearby stands a beautiful woman who asks for help getting across. Pete Cohen and Sten Cummins with Jennai Cox HABIT BUSTING: A 10-step plan that will change your life (2002) People need to get across the country quicker. The Sun (2014)That is the message to get across. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The game really gets across the frantic chaos of a firefight. The Sun (2009)Something should be done and we hope the message gets across. The Sun (2009)It is there he is hoping to get across his message of hope. The Sun (2007)The one thing that a parent has to do is get across the idea that going to school is mandatory. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Note points you must get across. The Sun (2011)His point was not got across. Alexander Masters STUART: A Life Backwards (2005)Speech bubbles are important because they're an easy way of getting across a message. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To get across the idea that accountants can get crazy, too. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In addition to that, he used them as a means of getting across a point. Christianity Today (2000)The message is not getting across because they don't really know what the message is. The Sun (2013)The more people we can get across the bridge to view us as a major training centre, the better. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The message I want to get across is about people sticking together and reporting incidents. The Sun (2011)I think that's a really important point to get across. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Perhaps I can be a role model to get across to people they can make something of it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Were there any messages you really wanted to get across in Snow Day? The Sun (2014)So, a big dividing line, with no obvious way of getting across it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's the only way to get across London. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If tactics are not your strong point, then make sure you have coaches around you who are tactically strong to help you get across the message. The Sun (2012)She says: 'We need to get across to the public that rather than being tough we need to find solutions. Times, Sunday Times (2006)With these images, I wanted to get across the idea that they are all characters. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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