see (one) across (something or some place)

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see (one) across (something or some place)

To escort or accompany one from one side of something or some place to the other. Sally offered to see me across the creaky rope bridge, because I was too scared to go by myself. The police officer stopped traffic so the teacher could see the child across the street safely.
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see someone across something

to accompany someone across a dangerous area. Paul saw his mother across the field, which contained a number of hazards. Timmy offered to see the elderly lady across the street.
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References in classic literature ?
Then he prepared to saw across with the draw-knife.
The Professor did actually fall, and I saw across him as he gathered himself up from hands and knees.
I saw across the room the familiar profile, a little sharper in outline and overspread by a uniform pallor as might have been expected in an invalid.
* The borough of Brooklyn saw across the board increases in sales prices with Brooklyn Heights seeing some of the largest market-wide gains.