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English verb: get across

1. get across (communication) communicate successfully


SamplesI couldn't get across the message.
He put over the idea very well.


Synonymsput over


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)communicate, pass, pass along, pass on, put across

2. get across (cognition) become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions


SamplesIt dawned on him that she had betrayed him.
She was penetrated with sorrow.


Synonymsclick, come home, dawn, fall into place, get through, penetrate, sink in


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Causeunderstand

3. get across (motion) travel across or pass over


SamplesThe caravan covered almost 100 miles each day.


Synonymscover, cross, cut across, cut through, get over, pass over, track, traverse


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go across, go through, pass


Narrower (hyponym)bridge, course, crisscross, drive, ford, hop, jaywalk, stride, take, tramp, walk









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