put (oneself) across

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put (oneself) across

To communicate and express oneself clearly and effectively, such that others can understand one's opinions, ideas, and what one is like on a personal level. Jared has a bit of social anxiety, so he has trouble putting himself across around other people he doesn't know. The most important thing when you are speaking in front of an audience to is make sure you put yourself across well.
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She's got a first class degree and a Master's, but she doesn't put herself across as being cleverer than anyone else.
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