sled over (something)

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sled over (something)

To traverse some substance or area while riding a sled. It was so quiet and still as we sledded over the freshly fallen snow. They're sledding over the field to bring presents to their grandparents' house.
See also: over, sled
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

sled over something

to travel over something, such as snow, in a sled. We sledded rapidly over the fresh snow, scooting down the hill. We wanted to sled over the new snow, but we had to wait until Uncle Herman had taken a picture of it for his scrapbook.
See also: over, sled
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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