Translation of get across in Spanish:

get across

  • 1v + prep + o, v + adv (cross) [river] atravesar*, cruzar*; [road] cruzar* we'll have to swim, there's no other way to get across (to the other side) vamos a tener que nadar, no hay otra forma de cruzar al otro lado
  • 2v + o + adv (bring, drive across) [passengers/supplies] cruzar*
  • 3v + o + adv, v + adv + o (communicate) [meaning/concept] hacer* entender
  • 4v + adv (be understood) [teacher/speaker] hacerse* entender the point about handing work in on time seems to be geting across parece que van captando or van entendiendo que hay que entregar el trabajo a tiempo
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