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dash across

To move quickly across an area. Did you see that bunny dash across the yard?
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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.
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On came the dogs; they burst over the bank, leaped the stream, and came dashing across the field followed by the huntsmen.
He listened greedily to the quail calling, and laughed outright, once, in sheer joy, at a tiny chipmunk that fled scolding up a bank, slipping on the crumbly surface and falling down, then dashing across the road under his horse's nose and, still scolding, scrabbling up a protecting oak.
People dashing across the street have been a concern for authorities in Sharjah as well as motorists.
According to the New York Daily News, the former model, who was seen dashing across a field in a French village, appeared completely naked except for a pair of boots while a map showcased France's weather in the French channel Canal+.
Has there been any provision made for pedestrians crossing the roads to the Radisson and Sheraton hotels, Diplomatic Area etc from the beautiful new National Theatre, Bahrain Museum concert hall, Cultural Hall etc, because after the Placido Domingo concert there were many, many people trying to cross these awful roadworks by dashing across the highways and putting themselves at great risk.
30pm before dashing across the six-lane Lime Street to the Royal Court for an 8pm curtain-up.
Pedestrians also face action after CCTV footage taken near the crossing showed people vaulting over the barriers and dashing across tracks to duck under the gates as they came down.
Youngsters have been dashing across railway crossing gates at Valley, putting their lives at risk.
I imagined pop groups frantically packing up to make room for the next one, then dashing across town to perform their new hit on another station.
British Transport Police yesterday released these CCTV images of youngsters dashing across the tracks of a Midland railway station as part of a warning about the dangers of trespassing.
The rabbit is supposed to -- of course -- shoot back while moving, if he can find the bad man while dashing across what will probably be a low-light room full of furniture.
Robertson, 22, of Falkirk, admitted taking off his clothes and dashing across the pitch at the match with Everton on April 30 last year.
The cat was hiding in a Ford Ka in Earlsdon Avenue South after dashing across the road to avoid traffic.
They will be signing copies of their latest single at Cardiff's Virgin Megastore - and then dashing across the road to perform at the Millennium Stadium.
He landed his double on his only two mounts, Mizhar and In Disguise, before dashing across the M62 to ride Yanderlin for Ian Balding in the final race at Haydock.