skid across

skid across something

to slip or glide across something, such as ice or wet pavement. The car skidded across the pavement and crashed into a tree. Our bus skidded across the icy bridge and ran into a ditch on the other side.
See also: across, skid
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A woman passenger desperately grabbed the handbrake causing the car to skid across the carriageway, strike the central barrier and overturn.
Bolton were grateful to see a dangerous left-wing cross from Paul McLaren skid across the six-yard box without getting a touch as the home side looked to make an early second half reply.
Another move saw the ball skid across the Chinese goal mouth but it was ruled offside before striker Ciaran Bradley could capitalise.
A Durham Police spokeswoman said: "For reasons unknown the male rider lost control, causing the bike to skid across the carriageway narrowly missing an oncoming vehicle.
The mat design allows the drilling unit to skid across a soft sea-bed thus avoiding severe leg loading which could lead to failure.
I'll speed past your fancy fourwheel drives with your satellite navigation systems as you skid across the icy roads.
In this optic, the blurry piano in Impression III begins to skid across its yellow ground, taking flight into other dimensions.
Lee John saw one cross skid across the face of the goal but the Bluebirds held firm for a crucial win.
Instinctively, I bailed and narrowly averted the tree as I did a full body skid across the ground.
Witnesses spoke of seeing the red Ford Fiesta veer off the A259 coast at Brighton Marina, skid across a grass verge, crash through railings and over the edge of the cliff.
Sleds respond to changing terrain as they skid across ice, slog down in the mud, skim across water or blast through snowdrifts to discover a hidden shortcut that drops the gamer into first place.
Or skid across the garden on the Slip N Ride, pounds 39.