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get across

verb broadcast, clarify, communicate, communicate effectively, convey, decipher, decode, define, deliver, demonstrate, demystify, descramble, disambiguate, disseminate, elucidate, enlighten, enunciate, explain, explain in plain language, explicate, get through to, illuminate, make crystal clear, particularize, simplify, spell out, tell
See also: annunciate, communicate, convey
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I was hurt across the back by the fall of the horse, and there I had to lie until I felt better.
He had hid under the dead horse for a long time, peeping out furtively across the common.
The Tin Woodman began to use his axe at once, and, just as the two Kalidahs were nearly across, the tree fell with a crash into the gulf, carrying the ugly, snarling brutes with it, and both were dashed to pieces on the sharp rocks at the bottom.
Instead, the warm ocean water, pouring inboard across the buried rail in a flood of pale phosphorescent fire, cushioned his fall.
Like a flash he sprang across the opening to the pile of arrows.
He considered his projected establishment at the mouth of the Columbia as the emporium to an immense commerce; as a colony that would form the germ of a wide civilization; that would, in fact, carry the American population across the Rocky Mountains and spread it along the shores of the Pacific, as it already animated the shores of the Atlantic.
From across the room Achmet Zek watched the unequal struggle and urged on his minions.
When there are high tides, we are simply cut off from the mainland altogether unless we go across on a farm cart.
He saw the spur-track that must run up from the valley and across the upland pastures, and he ran the grades and built the bridge that would span the canon, until it was real before his eyes.
A long time he waited, when, with thirst unslaked, he crept back to his horse, rode slowly across the sun-washed clearing, and passed into the shelter of the woods beyond.
For indeed the moonlight that fell across her bosom was not whiter than my thoughts, nor could any kiss--were it even such a kiss as Venus promised to the betrayer of Psyche--even in its fiercest delirium, be other than dross compared with the wild white peace of those silent hours when we lay thus married and maiden side by side.
If the children had been looking at Grandfather, they would have noticed that he paused in his walk across the room when Clara made this remark.