put oneself across

put oneself across
To explain ones ideas and opinions clearly so that another person can understand them and get a picture of your personality.

It is very important to put yourself across well at a job interview.

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  • Empathy — is the capacity to recognize or understand another s state of mind or emotion. It is often characterized as the ability to put oneself into another s shoes , or to in some way experience the outlook or emotions of another being within oneself.It… …   Wikipedia

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