walk across

walk across (something or some place)

To cross or traverse something or some place from one side to another on foot. I had no money for a taxi, so I had to walk across town to get home. People from the village have to walk across this blistering desert every day to reach the only source of water for miles around. I'm spending three weeks this summer walking across Southern France.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

walk across something

to move across something on foot. We walked across the bridge carefully. Jerry walked across the field and examined the fence on the other side.
See also: across, walk
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
If the children had been looking at Grandfather, they would have noticed that he paused in his walk across the room when Clara made this remark.
If the Tin Woodman can chop it down, so that it will fall to the other side, we can walk across it easily."
Miss Polly came out of it with the feeling of limp relaxation that one might have at finding oneself at last on solid earth after a perilous walk across the very thin crust of a volcano.
It can be reached by paddling up the Thame, if you have a small boat; but the best way is to leave the river at Day's Lock, and take a walk across the fields.
The volunteer, an expert in the area, said it would have been 'impossible' for the barefoot 15-year-old girl to walk across the forest on her own.
"I remember my son called me one day and said, 'We should walk across the stage together at graduation.' I couldn't believe it.
Clare Aspinall, from Oswestry, has signed up to take part in Trekfest 2019, a 50-kilometre walk across the Brecon Beacons that will include a tough venture to the summit of Pen Y Fan, the highest point in the spectacular countryside.
Visitors can take the MRT Xindian - Songshan Line (Green Line) to Songshan Station, walk across the Rainbow Bridge, and then walk in the direction of McArthur Bridge No.
On August 11 she is organising a sponsored walk across the Tyne Bridge and returning on the Millennium Bridge to raise her first PS1,000 towards creating the centre.
TWO Brits - including a Loughborough University academic - have completed an epic 634km walk across Lake Baikal in Siberia, the world's oldest, deepest, and largest lake.
Refugees fearful of President Donald Trump's immigration policies have been braving freezing winter temperatures to walk across the border from the U.S.
He loved to walk across the tundra, striding over the widest rivers and wading through the deepest lakes.
A FORMER Teesside MP has quit his Government job in order to undertake a fundraising walk across South America.
DURING the 1963 Big Freeze the sea froze over up to a mile out, you could walk across the Thames on the ice and much of England lay under feet of snow for two months.
In text and photographs, Mason chronicles his walk across Australia at its widest part from February to November 1998.