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get across

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget across phrasal verbEXPRESSto succeed in communicating an idea or piece of information to someone, or to be communicated successfullyget something ↔ across It took him ages to get his point across. We must get across the simple fact that drugs are dangerous. The message isn’t getting across. to It is important that we get this message across to voters. get→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
get toThese are numbers that are finally getting across to governors and legislators with whom we entrust our money.I just can't get across to her.That expenditure is well worth while if it gets across to people the facts about what their rights really are.One of the most important was getting across to pupils and staff that good attendance was a high priority.That is what he wants to get across to the other person.It's difficult to get across to those who didn't know him just how outlandish this idea seemed.
From Longman Business Dictionaryget something → across phrasal verb [transitive] to succeed in making people understand what you are telling themToget itsmessage across, Reebok will boost its advertising budget this year to $220 million. get→ See Verb table
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Verb table
get
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyget
he, she, itgets
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygot
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave got
he, she, ithas got
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad got
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill get
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have got
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam getting
he, she, itis getting
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you, we, theyare getting
Past
I, he, she, itwas getting
you, we, theywere getting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been getting
he, she, ithas been getting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been getting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be getting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been getting
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