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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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At the signal, the little troop, with books under their arms, dashed across the fields.
The horses took fright, and dashed across the camp in the direction of the standard-bearer, attracted by his waving flag.
The bell was ringing and the course was cleared by the time they reached the ropes, but they dashed across it insensible to the shouts and screeching that assailed them for breaking in upon its sanctity, and creeping under the brow of the hill at a quick pace, made for the open fields.
Each time we missed the skiff at the stern, they set up a wild cheer and dashed across to the other side of the Lancashire Queen to see the chase to wind-ward.
Of course not," was Daughtry's judgment, as he dashed across the deck, crawled through the confusion of the main-topmast and its many stays that blocked the way, and found the tiny, white morsel of life perched on a bunk-edge, ruffling its feathers, erecting and flattening its rosy crest, and cursing in honest human speech the waywardness of the world and of ships and humans upon the sea.
The next instant, with a sinuous dive he swept under Harker's arm, ere his blow could fall, and grasping a handful of the money from the floor, dashed across the room, threw himself at the window.
They called out to us, and Ajor answered them; but her replies did not seem to satisfy them, for they gradually became threatening, and I think they were preparing to attack us when a small deer that had been hiding in some low brush suddenly broke cover and dashed across our front.
The actor dashed across the street and greeted them with his iconic 'High School Musical' dialogue: 'What's up Wildcats?
Well all I could do was stand and stare Now for me Peter Beardsley was my hero The best Newcastle player I ever saw What I felt at that moment I had never felt before Suddenly I plucked up the courage and Dashed across the store For what I wanted to say I hadn't in my mind I hoped somehow the right words I would find So with just a slight hesitation It was while he was giving a presentation I went and shook his hand He looked at me, I knew he didn't understand "Peter" I said, "you are my hero," "I'm so pleased to meet you.
She dashed across the street to a leafy median as light poles swayed violently above her.
Corporal Carl Taylor, 25, from Quinton, Birmingham, who received his medal from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace on Friday, dashed across open ground under enemy fire four times, to save the lives of the three isolated and terrified children.
Corporal Carl Taylor, 25, who received his medal from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace yesterday, dashed across open ground under enemy fire four times, to save the lives of the three isolated and terrified children trapped by insurgent gunfire.
But the one which dashed across an airport runway yesterday kept its feet firmly on the ground - and stopped dozens of jets from landing.
An onlooker said: "It appears the young guy dashed across the road and hit the bus.
I wonder what was going on inside her head when she dashed across the road to take on the thieves.