to cross or cause or help to cross
(adverb) to be or cause to be readily understood
(intr, preposition) informal to annoy: her constant interference really got across him
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Other Idioms and Phrases with get across
Also, get it across. Make understandable or clear, as in I tried to get my point across, or He'll have to get it across to the others. [Late 1800s]
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