English version

put something ↔ across

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishput something ↔ across phrasal verb1 EXPLAINto explain your ideas, beliefs etc in a way that people can understand He was trying to put across a serious point.2 put yourself acrossEXPRESS British English to explain your ideas and opinions clearly so that people understand them and realize what sort of person you are Sue’s never been very good at putting herself across at interviews.3 to sing, play music, or act in a film or play in a clear effective way She can really put a song across. put→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
put acrossIn any case, Mr Collor has only one week before the election on December 17, to put this message across.What is the best way of putting a message across?My name was there, the last put down, across from the number nine.The cat rolled on to her side, stretched, put a paw across her eyes.Yet it is vital to recruit some one who can put an argument across in simple, straight forward text.I put the whole stack down for a moment and put a hand across my eyes.It was Tony's suggestion to put the rails across, prompted by a desire for more even sustain.The form of a report should allow you to put your ideas across to your readers.
From Longman Business Dictionaryput something → across phrasal verb [transitive]1to explain your ideas, beliefs, policies etc in a way that people can understandThe finance director put her argument across very effectively.2put yourself across to communicate effectively, so that people have a clear idea of your character, ideas etcadvice on putting yourself across at interviews put→ See Verb table
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Verb table
put
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyput
he, she, itputs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyput
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave put
he, she, ithas put
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad put
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill put
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have put
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam putting
he, she, itis putting
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you, we, theyare putting
Past
I, he, she, itwas putting
you, we, theywere putting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been putting
he, she, ithas been putting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been putting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be putting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been putting
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