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Meaning of "Put across" #1 (permalink) Fri Nov 05, 2004 18:28 pm   Meaning of "Put across"
 

Test No. incompl/inter-41 "Good Bye", question 4

I'm sorry I'm not sure I can ......... it across any better.

(a) show
(b) put
(c) pick
(d) get

Test No. incompl/inter-41 "Good Bye", answer 4

I'm sorry I'm not sure I can put it across any better.

Correct answer: (b) put

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Put across #2 (permalink) Fri Nov 05, 2004 19:42 pm   Put across
 

This means explain.
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Meaning of "Put across" #3 (permalink) Wed Dec 27, 2006 5:57 am   Meaning of "Put across"
 

Hi,

Why is (d) get it across incorrect?

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Meaning of "Put across" #4 (permalink) Wed Dec 27, 2006 11:23 am   Meaning of "Put across"
 

Hi,

'Get it across' has a negative feel about it suggesting that you are trying to make your point to someone who simply doesn't follow your meaning as in ; I have tried and tried to point out the absurdity of this policy but nobody seems to understand and I just can't get it across.

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Meaning of "Put across" #5 (permalink) Thu Aug 02, 2012 0:35 am   Meaning of "Put across"
 

Sorry my teacher Alan, I need more explanation about this matter. I didn`t get to understand your explanation. Regards.
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