be across something
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.
See also: across
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be across somethingfully understand the details or complexity of an issue or situation. Australian
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- a ghost at the feast
- a/the feel of (something)
- (I) wouldn't (do something) if I were you
- (you've) got to get up pretty early in the morning to (do something)
- a straw will show which way the wind blows
- a crack at (someone or something)
- all right
- (you) wanna make something of it?
- all for the best
- a thing of the past