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thunder across

To move quickly across (something or some place) while making extremely loud, reverberating sounds from the vehicle's engine. A bunch of motorcycles thundered across the rickety bridge. The tranquility of the night sky was shattered when the fighter jet came thundering across.
See also: across, thunder
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

thunder across something

Fig. to move across something, making a rumbling sound. The jets thundered across the sky, heading for their home base. As the race car thundered across the track, people strained to get a better view.
See also: across, thunder
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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