In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(message/idea) comunicarto put sth across to sb — hacerle entender algo a algn
- how can I put it across to her that … ? — ¿cómo puedo hacerle entender que … ?
- she tries to put herself across as a liberated woman — quiere dar la impresión de que es una mujer liberada
- she has the knack of putting herself across to people — sabe comunicarse con la gente
- she puts herself across very well in an interview — sabe presentarse muy bien / causar muy buena impresión en una entrevista
2→ put over
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