Idiom: get something across (get across something)
— Could you please let me finish speaking? I’m trying to get my point across.
— I have to try harder to get the idea across to my students who are learning English that they are responsible for their own learning.
— To be honest, I don't think I was very effective in getting my message across at today's meeting so I'm going to follow up with an email to our client.
— Our manager needs to moderate the meetings better. How can I get my ideas across if I'm constantly interrupted while I'm speaking?
— Stop yelling at our kids. The only thing you're getting across is how angry you are and that's not very helpful.
— What do you think is the best way to get our campaign message across to younger voters?
— We've tried to get across the seriousness of posting certain types of messages to Facebook but few kids are listening.
— The most frustrating thing about learning a new language is trying to get your opinions across as eloquently as you'd like to.
More idioms will be added in the future so check back frequently or sign-up for my free newsletter to learn about new updates to my website.