put over

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

put over (third-person singular simple present puts over, present participle putting over, simple past and past participle put over)

  1. to state, or explain a concept in a clear, understandable manner.
    Professor Jones is a good teacher. He knows how to put his ideas over to the students.

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Usage notes[edit]

The object can come before or after the particle. If the object is a pronoun, then it must come before the particle.