extend across (something)

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extend across (something)

To stretch across or over something. When we noticed the dark clouds extending across the skyline, we quickly packed up our things and ran from the beach.
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extend across something

to spread across something. The shadows extended across the whole land. The fog extended across the low-lying land.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The warning, which comes into force at noon today and remains in place until 3pm tomorrow, also extends across most of the west of Scotland, Glasgow and the borders.
The project aims at the depollution of the 69 km long Kitchener Drain, which extends across the Governorates of Gharbia, Kafr El-Sheikh and Dakahlia in the Nile Delta region.
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The network extends across Europe as well, so Model S drivers can drive from Edinburgh to Venice or Tenby to Trieste.
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The property extends across 103.6 hectares and is made up of an operations building, traffic control tower and three aircraft hangars.
"In short, the pattern of high use often extends across different services and different groups of beneficiaries," the report said.
Peter Stansfield, the original designer of DAWN who is now responsible for the health sector on the PSBA management board, said: "The strategy of a single architecture continues to thrive within NHS and now with PSBA it extends across the whole of public sector in Wales."
Bishop Joseph Duffy, whose diocese of Clogher extends across counties Monaghan and Fermanagh, changed the traditional Confirmation Pledge.
Lonesome George's lack of gregariousness extends across species: He has shown next to no interest in other tortoises, and retreats to the far reaches of his enclosure when tourists" and other strangers come to gawk.--B.
The project extends across 80 acres of vacant and underutilized property, including the former Yale & Towne property, the Northeast Utilities waterfront site, the manufacturing site of Pitney Bowes, and Brewers Yacht Haven, located on the former Luder's boat yard.
The Great European Plain that extends across Europe's north-central region has fertile farm land.