wade across

wade across something

to walk across something covered by water. Let's wade across the stream at this point. If I wade across it, I will get wet.
See also: across, wade
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When you wade across the river you only have to worry about swimming if a current pulls you under, not the red glare ol night vision goggles, flood lights, & guns that would kill you without ever asking your name.
Brigade members arrived on scene and, after evaluating the different rescue options, deployed a water rescue operator in a dry suit who was able to wade across to the dog and safely bring it back ashore.
Vandals wade across lake to kill ducks in Kirklees park I've just read this and my eyes are full of tears.
Palestinians mourned Thursday the death of Ishaq Hassan, who was killed as he tried to wade across the Egyptian-Palestinian boarder into Egypt last week, shot allegedly by the Egyptian coast guard,.
I have been on the trail in all seasons: in the winter, when I can see 50 miles from exposed ridgelines as the ten-degree wind blows; in spring, when I have to wade across frigid, overflowing streams; in summer, when I once happened upon a black bear dining on raspberry brambles; and in autumn, when I can hear the distant rumble of tourists on the nearby Skyline Drive speeding from one overlook to the next, taking pictures of the changing leaves.
The force of the torrent was so strong that it was extremely difficult to stand up or wade across the road.
The pair had been trying to wade across from Sully Island but landed themselves in difficulty.
The only bridge linking Abutuo and Zhalahe villages in Mengla county to outside the area was destroyed by flood water, leaving local villagers with no other options but to wade across the river, according to state media.
As you wade across its warm pools you'll come across little hot spots while on the volcanic edges, buckets of natural exfoliates are great for treating all manner of skin conditions.
To get to the cocoa and fruit farm, Archbishop Fred Hiltz has to wade across a river.
These children like all the other residents of their village Jathana used to wade across the river daily to reach their school.
The creek normally ran too deep to wade across, keeping Larry and his group on their side of the creek and the public land hunters on their side.
CHARLTON - Would you wade across a creek if 21 Alaskan brown bears were fishing for salmon 20 feet away?
I waded until I came to the final channel I could not wade across, just north of the inlet.
The women had tried to wade across the causeway but the strong currents caused them to lose their footing and they fell into the sea.