go across


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to go across: get across

go across

To traverse something. How long will it take us to go across the river on the ferry? We went across the icy bridge very carefully. Oh yeah, we went across the hot coals already—good luck!
See also: across, go
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

go across (something)

to cross something, such as water, a bridge, land, the ocean, etc. We went across the ocean in just three hours. How long did it take you to go across?
See also: across, go
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
From the Front Street terminal, I boarded an open-air ferry boat from the Hamilton Dockyard (accessible by moped or bike) to go across the Great Sound to the Royal Naval Dockyard in Sandys parish, better known as Somerset, at the northwestern end of Bermuda.
Broadcasts will go across Canada and into the United States, Europe and Japan, depending on the deals that still have to be worked out.
Up to 37 jobs are expected to go across the North East and Cumbria as a result of the changes, which have already prompted unions to threaten legal action.
After riding at Haydock he'll then go across to Ireland.
CUTS in public spending and January's VAT rise will see 1.6million jobs go across the UK by 2015-16, according to latest estimates.
Frank Hadden's rejuvenated side, who have not won in Dublin since 1998, go across the water in high spirits after their shock win over England at Murrayfield.
Trainer Noel Meade said yesterday: 'I'm not sure that he is going to go across the water again.
Attributes go across generations, so the key is to identify them and then be pure to them." Not that Huber is dismissing the concept of homing in on customers' vehicular aspirations by studying the tastes of certain age groups.
"Dance has the ability to go across political lines to bring people together," she says.
"They said, 'Get out of here, or you will be arrested.' They told us to go across the street," Schwen says.
French had good chemistry with his screen dad James Bolam and seemed genuinely impressed when Bolam told him "you're not too big to go across my knee you know".
The chain's trade was boosted by surging demand for food on the go across its branches in airports and train stations nationwide.
When he used to go wandering they would go across the road to make sure he was safe.
MPs felt the surprise announcement on September 17 that 1,150 jobs were to go across the Jaguar group needed to be examined to give a true reflection of the state of the automotive industry in Britain.