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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
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.
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It looked like something may drop for us and that's encouraging going across there.
The car ended up going across the carriageway and came to a stop deep into woodland by the side of the road.
Flying to For three whole days I did nothing more than talk, talk, talk, eat, drink, eat salad, drink to counter the salad, sneak in some chips, pretend I didn't eat ice cream after I Marbella was faster than going across jumped in their plunge pool, eat, drink a bit more, have a nap, let the kids stay on their phones, talk, drink, drift off to sleep, put suntan lotion on, drink, drink, eat and eat.
The people affected traffic by going across the highway on foot.
A survey of cross-border prices has shown a massive difference in charges which shows why patients are still going across the border to get treatments.
He said: "There is high expectations for the team going across there.
There could be administrative difficulties, however, for local political parties with constituencies going across borough boundaries.
A fourth consecutive dry day left clerk of the course Kirkland Tellwright able to describe consistent going across the track.
After being unable to use the disabled parking, it was necessary for my daughter who is in a wheelchair, to suffer a great deal of pain going across the golf course.
Robbie Coltrane: B-Road Britain Tuesday, STV, 8pm Robbie Coltrane hits the road again, going across Britain to experience firsthand some of our more unusual regional customs and landmarks.
I remember hitting the barrier, going across the road and coming to rest in trees.
I was on the train travelling from Hightown to Liverpool this morning, but we could have been going across the icy wastes of Siberia.
The boys, from Crosby, had been cycling in the Formby pinewoods on Thursday evening and decided to try to get home by going across the beach.
Their farcical decision forced dozens of schoolchildren to take their lives in their hands by going across the road unaccompanied.
It is for this reason that Cardinal Marc Ouellet is going across Canada on behalf of the International Eucharistic Congress in Quebec City in 2008.