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"put across" or "put over": to explain an idea, belief, etc. in a way that is easy to understand
Television can be a useful way of putting across health messages.
Can I say "getting across" or "converying" instead of putting across?
Is put across more common than put over? Do you use put over to mean "to explain or express something clearly so that people understand it easily"?
There is the phrase, or idiomatic expression "put one over on someone".