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!
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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?
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References in classic literature ?
The moment when she had gone across the room to stand beside him in his mesmeric struggle, had been the very limit of her voluntary action.
And without another word she had turned and gone across the fields homeward.
The hedgehog was engaged in a fight with another hedgehog, which seemed to Alice an excellent opportunity for croqueting one of them with the other: the only difficulty was, that her flamingo was gone across to the other side of the garden, where Alice could see it trying in a helpless sort of way to fly up into a tree.
"Jamie's (Inasall) gone across and got in behind and Baks (Bakare) has got in and caused them different kinds of problems with pace, so we've got that threat and we will cause them a problem."
"Eight locals who had gone across the border returned today while two went across from here," officials said.
"I thought Enda Kenny had gone in the first car, and I had just gone across the road.
The Local Government Authority said this week that only 7,000 council jobs have gone across the country; the North East has lost more than that alone.
But, for her family favourite, Louise has gone across the Med and chosen an Italian dish, Spinach and Ricotta Tortellini.
Ferguson said: "We have looked into how the injury occurred and I don't think it had anything to do with his boots, but I have spoken with Nike and gone across all the issues with them.
"The car had gone across a grass verge and through the fence, taking out one of the concrete posts holding it up.
He added: "It has gone across the wall of my garden, across hedges and fallen on my neighbour's car."
"I'm sure the hierarchy of the SFA will say it was a brave thing to do and the correct decision but let's just say I wonder if it had been the other around if he would have gone across and asked."
He added: ``They have broken into the premises and gone across to the bar area, opened the cigarette machine and taken cash and cigarettes.
They had left their own house and gone across the road to a cellar they thought was safer.
"The technique, Humphrey or Weidman, is not really taught in the colleges," she said, "whereas Graham technique was fostered throughout colleges--so no matter where you had gone across the country, you knew of Martha Graham and her dance technique, and whoever was teaching would bring in the historical context.