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.
See also: across, put
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HOW dare David Cameron put himself across as the people's champion for the disabled at the Paralympics when he has just closed all the Remploy factories?
But I feel my son can't always put himself across as he'd like to, so I phoned his boss to discuss it.
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