tramp across

tramp across (something or some place)

To walk, plod, or trudge heavily across something or some place. He tramped across the room in his heavy boots, causing the dishes to rattle with each step. Please don't go tramping across the lawn like that, or you'll ruin the grass!
See also: across, tramp
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

tramp across something

to march or stamp across an area. The kids tramped across the yard and wore a path. Please don't tramp across my garden.
See also: across, tramp
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The MP criticised the project for not allowing people to get on a train in Birmingham and arrive in France, arguing how a family from his constituency would have to "tramp across" from Birmingham New Street to another station in the city, along with other issues.
Every year, to coincide with the programme, the Astronomical Society opens its observatory at Crosland Moor and, even when clouds or rain obscure the sKies, visitors tramp across a muddy field to see the 16-inch telescope and learn more about the society and its activities.
Of course, however much you tramp across the landscape, you'll want somewhere cosy to head back to.
As he states in the opening pages of his 1892 travel narrative, A Tramp Across the Continent, "I am an American and felt ashamed to know so little of my own country as I did, and as most Americans do" (1-2).
Then, as the survivors tramp across the wasteland, the excitement begins to diminish, with too many flashbacks and religious chatter suggesting this is a B-movie with ideas above its station.
These dedicated people would tramp across rough country just to glimpse a Peregrine falcon, a species most birdwatchers can now commonly see on a day out in the county.
And though some visitors continue to tramp across the field to see the tree, most are content to explore the house itself.
That experience is fully recorded in A Tramp Across the Continent (1892), a misleading title for sure, but it does project one of Lummis's personal failings-he was given to exaggeration.
If Leeds are to qualify for the Champions League again, and renew their entertaining tramp across the reputation of some of Europe's leading clubs, they must win tomorrow's Premiership game at home to Bradford.
BUCKETING DOWN: Rosmuc residents, Mairin Burke, top, Mary Nee and Colm O Gaora tramp across fields in all sorts of weather to fetch their water from local wells, lakes and pumps
But the thought of seeing her tramp across the countryside on a geese shoot will have me reaching for my remote control.
Your first time out, use the skis like snow-show shoes and tramp across the snow utilizing the poles for balance.
In the bitter cold and deep snow of winter she is there smiling as an army of welly boots tramp across the road.