get through to - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyget through to
he/she/itgets through to
present participlegetting through to
past tensegot through to
past participlegot through to
  1. 1
    get through to someone to make someone understand what you are trying to say

    I feel I’m not getting through to some of the kids in my class.

  2. 2
    get through to something to go forward to the next stage of a process, for example a competition, because you have succeeded in the previous stage

    She got through to the final round of interviews.

See also main entry: get