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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We are putting ourselves across as a friendly club, and we have got on well with everyone in our first season in the UniBond.
We'll be stripping everything down and putting ourselves across as musicians for the first time," says Neil.
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