Noun Across Definition and Examples




(n.) From side to side; athwart; crosswise, or in a direction opposed to the length; quite over; as, a bridge laid across a river.


Jimmy tried to cajole his parents into letting him drive across the country with his friends.
Tom went across the street.
Can you swim across the river?
I ran across an old friend near the bank.
A banking scandal is sweeping across Capitol Hill.
A small road ran across the bridge, through the fields, and over a hill.
The church is just across the street.
The visitor sat across from me.
When I tried to move the desk, one of its legs made a jarring sound as it scraped across the floor.
The school is across from our house.
Far away across the sea lies the sunny land of Italy.
The flower shop is just across the street.
The mere idea of swimming across the river made me tremble.
As soon as I left home, I came across her in the street.
On my way home, I came across an old friend.
On her way home, Mary came across John.
I can see some people walking across the street.
I saw something very bright fly across the night sky.
The bookstore across from the station is very large.
Swimming across the lake almost finished me.

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