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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Let's say you are across the street and someone asks you, Where is it?