get through to

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get through to(
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to cause to be understood)
a. hacer entender
These kids keep getting into trouble. It's hard to get through to them.Estos chicos siguen metiéndose en problemas. Es difícil hacerles entender.
2. (to communicate by telephone with)
a. comunicarse con
I can't get through to anyone. All the lines are busy.No puedo comunicarme con nadie. Todas las líneas están ocupadas.
b. lograr comunicarse con
I finally got through to customer service after being on hold for half an hour.Por fin logré comunicarme con servicio al cliente después de media hora en espera.
3. (to arrive at)
a. llegar a
Drivers should pull over so the ambulance can get through to the site of the emergency.Los conductores deben hacerse a un lado para que la ambulancia pueda llegar al lugar de la emergencia.
4. (to pass)
a. pasar a
Our team has to win tonight in order to get through to the next round of the tournament.Nuestro equipo tiene que ganar esta noche para pasar a la siguiente ronda del torneo.
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