dash across

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.
See also: across, dash
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Thursday's defection came about five weeks after another North Korean soldier suffered critical gunshot wounds during a dash across the border on Nov.
Michael Wildman, from Formby, and Phil Sutton, from Little Neston, were taking part in an Italian Job-style dash across Europe for the charity, Feed the Children.
A deer topples a cyclist as it makes a dash across a triathlon route.
BROADCASTER Colin Murray is set to bare almost all in a dash across Belfast after living to regret an ill-advised tweet about his beloved Northern Ireland football team.
FORMULA ONE FORMULA ONE SECURITY at the Shanghai International Circuit has been beefed up after a Formula One 'fan' was arrested following a death-defying dash across the track during a Friday practice session.
The Cannonball Run is a 2,800-mile high-speed dash across the US by a cavalcade of souped-up sports cars, in honour of a film of the same name.
Instead, all they need to do is construct pedestrian bridges so that people do not put their life at risk by making a dash across the street from un-designated areas," Mohsin Amjad, a resident of Al Twun area, said.
SANTAS are needed once again for a dash across town for charity.
A TEAM of Girl Guides from Birmingham are starting a mad eight-day dash across Europe on Saturday.
The report said that on 4 August 1975, the fourth day's play of the Ashes Test in Lords was disrupted when Merchant Navy cook Michael Angelow shed his clothes and made a dash across the playing area, vaulting the bails, and raising his fist in triumph at the Nursery End, before being led away by police.
Stay alert, don't be tempted to dash across a road to save time.
Looking equally confident, they hopped into separate boats for the dash across Dalvay Lake on Prince Edward Island.
The competition began on Friday evening at about 8pm, and finished with a 400metre dash across the Millennium Stadium pitch.
In mid-morning, vehicles entering from the refinery have to do a suicidal dash across three lanes whenever a small gap opens up in the traffic.