be across (something)

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be across (something)

To accurately grasp or comprehend something, often something complex. Primarily heard in Australia. Thank you for explaining that again—I think I'm finally across it now.
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be across something

fully understand the details or complexity of an issue or situation. Australian
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We hope to become the point of reference for anyone hoping to expand their professional knowledge and skill set in AM across the region," Al Shawwa added.
He added: "With over six months to go until the next PCC elections there is still plenty more to be done and I will not be easing up until I am across the finishing line.
The Terriers are in my blood and even though I am across the North Sea I still listen to Oggy and Kieran (on Radio Leeds) every week.
Kelly intends to promote her latest album Here I Am across Europe and Asia on the back of X Factor.
The brave schoolboy said: "I am across to pregnant women in particular that they have to get the f lu jab because it could be a matter of life or death.
With Gemma needing another operation I decided this would be a great way to raise funds for CHUF while I am across in Australia.