take across

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take across

To carry, guide, or convey someone or something from one side (of a thing or place) to another. A noun or pronoun can be used between "take" and "across." He was arrested for taking drugs across the border. There is a ferry that will take you across, but it's pretty slow.
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take someone or something across (something)

to carry or lead someone or something across something. Tim took Liz across the bridge. We took a lot of food and medicine across before the flooded river washed the bridge out.
See also: across, take
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DURING THE FALL of 2004, Minus the Bear embarked on an 11-week tour that took them across North America from their home in Seattle, WA, to the streets and hot springs of Reykjavik, Iceland, and finally from one historic European city to the next.
Mustapha Abushima, 45, of Manchester, took them across Europe to their father Azzedin Elgirnazi.