across the pond

across the pond

Across the Atlantic Ocean, almost always referring to either the British Isles or the United States, depending on which side of the ocean the speaker is from. I think we're going to head across the pond to London for our vacation this summer. Well, I have several relatives living across the pond in Boston, so we may go there on holiday this year.
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It was pretty complete, I can tell you; and you may run to and fro across the Pond to the end of time before you find yourself with such a job on your hands.
The 11-year-old was with two friends who were all skimming stones across the pond when the incident happened in Fairy Dell, Coulby Newham, between 5.
The mouse decides to swim all the way across the pond underwater and back without coming up for air.
With 5 out of 5 star ratings flooding in, Across The Pond has garnered the attention of fans from all over the globe speaking praise of the Vietnam War novel -- even from Ron Kovic, author of Born on the 4th of July.
Why not hop across the pond to the Caribbean island of St Vincent, above, for a five-star all-inclusive stay at Buccament Bay Resort, home to Pat Cash's Tennis Academy.
After I revealed the extreme lengths the singer was taking to ensure she was in shape for tomorrow night's gig at the O2 Arena in London, doctors have let her travel across the pond in good time for the show.
After we revealed the extreme lengths the singer was going to in order to ensure she was in shape for tomorrow night's gig at the O2 in London, doctors have let her travel across the pond for the show.
He told TV Times that he would be heading across the pond to form workplace choirs in America for a show called It Takes A Choir.
The $100 million sci-fi movie opened a month ago across the Pond to rave reviews.
Summary: One Direction have been talking about their phenomenal success in the UK and across the pond.
The winners of the annual Cricket Across the Pond (CAP) programme, organised by CIMA Canada, had a fantastic time when visiting London as part of their prize recently.
Lebanese singer Carole Samaha is heading across the pond for her first ever concert in France at Le Palaise De l' UNESCO in Paris.
OUR Liverpool reporter James Pearce is across the pond bringing you all the news and interviews from the Reds camp as well as running the rule over how Liverpool are shaping up on the field.
Okay, the Sex Pistols' US tour may have ended in disaster, but the likes of Squeeze, Elvis Costello, the Cure did rather well across the Pond, while the Police went on to become one of the biggest bands in the world.
Still, be it here or across the pond, collaboration on a number of levels remains one of the strongest ways for credit unions to compete without losing their identity, a professor offers.