dash across

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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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References in classic literature ?
But in the great Indian famine of the seventies that ship, already old then, made some wonderful dashes across the Gulf of Bengal with cargoes of rice from Rangoon to Madras.
I see where the breeze dashes across it by the streaks or flakes of light.
HARRY REDKNAPP'S wound-down car window, sad fans lunging across frozen Sky reporters, disgruntled players on mad dashes across the country to sign on the dotted line.
Sure, there are daring battles on sinking boats and dashes across war torn city streets, but it's linear and cliched, following an ageing blueprint laid down by the Call Of Duty series.
Beirut: Desperation for food is growing in parts of Syria, where fist fights or dashes across the civil war front lines have become part of the daily struggle to secure a loaf of bread.
Kempton Jimmy Fortune dashes across from Lingfield to ride smart sprinter Angel's Pursuit, who wears blinkers for the first time in the 6f conditions race in an attempt to help him concentrate.
The England and LA Galaxy footballer and his wife Victoria made separate dashes across the globe to be at Ted Beckham's bedside in the UK.
The show opens with him in bed and angels circling above while a Felliniesque crowd dashes across the theater-in-the-round.
Dates have been set for a series of woodland dashes across Teesside.
DESPERATE LAUGHTER NERVOUS CHATTER AS THE LITTLE CREATURE DASHES ACROSS THE FLOOR / SOME CONFUSION PEOPLE ARE EMBARRASSED BUT FAINTLY AMUSED / THEN THE CREATURE'S PURPOSE BECOMES APPARENT AND PANIC SETS IN.
BUMP ON THE ROAD: Pregnant Sharleen dashes across the busy street