put across

put across
verb
transmit information
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Please communicate this message to all employees

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pass along the good news

Syn: ↑communicate, ↑pass on, ↑pass, ↑pass along
Derivationally related forms: ↑communicative (for: ↑communicate), ↑communicatory (for: ↑communicate), ↑communication (for: ↑communicate), ↑communicator (for: ↑communicate), ↑communicating (for: ↑communicate)
Hypernyms: ↑convey, ↑transmit, ↑communicate
Hyponyms:
plant, ↑implant, ↑send a message, ↑relay, ↑get across, ↑put over, ↑request, ↑bespeak, ↑call for, ↑quest, ↑acknowledge, ↑receipt, ↑carry, ↑render, ↑deliver, ↑return, ↑message
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s something to somebody

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put across [phrasal verb]
1 put (something) across or put across (something) : to cause (something) to be clearly understood : to get (something) across

She has had trouble putting her message across to voters.

2 put (yourself) across as (something) : to cause (yourself) to appear to be (a particular type of person)

He tries to put himself across as [=to make other people believe that he is] a nice guy.

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Main Entry:put

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