go across

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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

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
References in classic literature ?
[Rises and goes across to HESTER WORSLEY.] Well, dear Miss Worsley.
"I cannot tell you how many times I have watched Joselu, standing in the middle of the pitch and he'll watch Perez close down a defender to his left and then, as the ball goes across the pitch, Perez goes across Joselu and closes someone else down and the ball goes back, Perez goes back across "Joselu's not looking at the ball or what the opposition is doing, he's watching Perez doing all the running.
Stretchy, embellished, big, small - anything goes so long as it goes across your head.
The 10th stage is a 120.8 mile stage that goes across the streets of Limoges to finish in Issoudin.
Q I'VE been looking for some time for a plastic bath tidy that goes across the bath, but can only find chrome ones which are very expensive and the cheaper ones tend to go rusty very quickly.
A "Walking Bus" project in operation at St Francis School goes across Heath Road and will greatly benefit from the new pedestrian crossing.
It's part of the swath of dark green that goes across Congo to West Africa--big trees like giant broccoli." Living in a country that had suffered under the Amin and Obote regimes, Watson saw the strain of the people, "disoriented by years of bad government."
It's a national situation which goes across all divisions all over the country and until everything is harmonised, no-one knows where the job losses are going to be."
If a path goes across the middle of a field they can plough it up but they must put it back within two weeks.
The interest goes across the board from retirees and empty nesters to singles and families.
A national law to ensure enforcement of outpatient commitment if the committed individual goes across state lines?
QI's stress on interdisciplinary teams is particularly appropriate in nursing facilities, where, as Sinclair notes, "Almost everything goes across disciplinary lines."
The remaining domains of the LDL receptor provide the sites for sugar attachment; a segment that goes across the cell membrane; and a stretch of amino acids that falls on the cytoplasmic side of the membrane and anchors the receptors to their characteristic surface sites, structures called coated pits.
All of a sudden he veers off, hits the central reservation, goes across the two lanes onto the grass verge, spins a bit, goes down onto the passenger side, flips back up onto the wheels and then stops.
Sixty children have been told to get off their school bus when it goes across a narrow bridge - to stop it breaking a new 7.5 tonne weight limit.