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keep astride of (something)

To remain closely informed about something; to follow the developments of something or some situation. As a news correspondent for the region, it's my job to keep astride of any changes in the political landscape here. The boss likes to keep astride of all our projects, even down to the most mundane detail.
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With another kick at Jerry, hurling him clear, he leaped astride the reporter's horse which had continued to stand, without movement or excitement, in utter apathy, where he had dismounted from it.
ISLAMABAD -- The commission formed to revise Islamabad's master plan has prepared by-laws for major astride roads in the capital's rural areas.
Through this oceanic quiver astride, I wait patiently still, for thee abundantly to deliver what is Mother Nature's will.
Nasser al Ghazali took third spot astride Aslan 69.
Mohamed Sultan al-Suwaidi astride Numero Uno-T finished second in 57.28secs while Salmeen Sultan al-Suwaidi riding Guilder's Empire of the Sun was third clocking 57.79secs.
Sultan bin Hamood al Tooqi astride Charming Girl claimed the top honours in the Grade B [the highest level of the championship] and the Ministry of Sports Affairs Trophy, while his father, Hamood al Tooqi, took the silver in the class astride Taloubetzeus K Z.
The event saw hundreds and thousands of distinguished gentle folks across India don their stylish suits from Blackberrys, tussle their ties, press their tweed, and sit astride classic and vintage styled motorcycles for the world's largest motorcycle charity event, The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride.
It was inspired by a photo of Mad Men's Don Draper astride a classic bike and wearing his finest suit.
Iran sits astride several major faults in the earth's crust and is prone to frequent earthquakes, many of which have been devastating.
Earlier the lawyer claimed Lyness' young son had initially witnessed his dad, 52, of Toberhewny Hall in Lurgan, Co Armagh, sitting astride Ms Downey, beating her about the head, and face, telling her: "I'm going to beat you up".
KARACHI: A viral video on social media shows a man claiming to be famed televangelistAmir Liaquat chastising police officials, part of a protocol entourage, for causing a nuisance for the general public, according to Samaa TV.The video which has garnered a large number of views, shows a man astride a motorbike, wearing a helmet indulging in a verbal spat with a police officer in what appears to be traffic jam caused by a VIP protocol.
It is alleged the 30-year-old repeatedly sat astride her, held her by the hair and body before repeatedly punching her on the head.
Provincial headquarters of PRC, the Head of Norwegian Red Cross in Pakistan, Astride handed over the vehicle keys to Chairman, RCS-Sindh, Shahnaz Hamid.
Astride handed keys of the vehicle to Chairman, RCS-Sindh, Shahnaz Hamid.
A photograph released by the local police shows the bloodied Ubias slumped on the road, still astride his motorcycle, with a caliber .38 handgun lying on his chest.