dash across

dash across something

to run quickly across some area. John dashed across the busy street and ran in the door. The dog dashed across the yard and confronted the meter reader.
See also: across, dash
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Families have been making the dash across the Irish Sea because of the huge delays at the Glasgow sorting office.
JANET COX made a 12,000-mile dash across the world to give her brother the gift of life.
Dan Petrescu could face a dash across Europe tomorrow night to boost below-strength Chelsea.
Ayr United fan Gordon stripped down to a smile and a pair of trainers for his dash across the famous turf as his side trailed 5-0 to Rangers.
Walkinshaw made an overnight dash across the Atlantic after watching both his Arrows cars crash out of the Argentinian Grand Prix, and was more than happy with his team's display at Thruxton.
How do the commuters get to the trains - dash across the freeway?
However, Villa supremo Ellis was delighted by his manager's dramatic dash across the pitch to wish him well.
Reverends on the run are getting set for a 24-hour dash across the country to raise vital cash for a children's charity.
Tomorrow, up to 140 shooting stars will dash across the night sky.
Photo: (1--color) Dozens of eager youngsters dash across a field in search of Easter eggs Saturday at Arroyo Vista Community Park in Moorpark.
Clare, just 5ft, faces an 11-day dash across the ice next April, hauling a 150lb sledge for 400 miles to raise pounds 100,000 for cancer charities.
First up is Race Through the City which involves a dash across inflatable obstacles including the Tyne Bridge, the castle, the city wall, the Swing Bridge and St James's Park.
Globe-trotting Fergie made a mad dash across the Atlantic - to go to a party.
CHEEKY BOY: Caulfield makes daring dash across Croke Park during Leinster hurling final in July
DERMOT Weld and Pat Smullen made the dash across the Atlantic more than worthwhile when the pair completed a treble at Leopardstown yesterday.