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get something over

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get something across

verb phrase

To explain successfully; PUT something ACROSS: He decided to devote all his energy to getting his own platform across

[1894+; fr a stage term for success, to get it across the footlights]


get something over

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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