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go across

To traverse something. How long will it take us to go across the river on the ferry? We went across the icy bridge very carefully. Oh yeah, we went across the hot coals already—good luck!
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go across (something)

to cross something, such as water, a bridge, land, the ocean, etc. We went across the ocean in just three hours. How long did it take you to go across?
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References in classic literature ?
And, since we alone went across to him," and he smiled in a rather ugly fashion, "the crime must have been committed by a man passing in a boat."
The river banks were rather high, and the bridge, instead of rising, went across just level, so that in the middle, if the river was full, the water would be nearly up to the woodwork and planks; but as there were good substantial rails on each side, people did not mind it.
WHEN this happened, the Flopsy Bunnies went across the field to a rubbish heap, in the ditch outside Mr.
And as a war with France was begun in 1359, Geoffrey went across the Channel with his prince.
I pointed out the gateway, put my arm through his, and we went across. Two or three public-rooms opened out of the stable-yard; and looking into one of them, and finding it empty, and a good fire burning, I took him in there.
Anna Mikhaylovna, with an air of importance that showed that she felt she quite knew what she was about, went across the room to where Pierre was standing and gave him a taper.
"Mother!" Tess went across to Joan Durbeyfield, laid her face upon the matron's bosom, and burst into sobs.
After the wagon containing the berry pickers had passed, he went across the field through the tall mustard weeds and climbing a rail fence peered anxiously along the road to the town.
With regard to Athos, he leaped lightly into the saddle and set out at full gallop; only instead of following the road, he went across the fields, urging his horse to the utmost and stopping occasionally to listen.
Then he went across to his mother whilst I unbolted the door that gave on the corridor.
As he, leading, went across a little field, he found himself in a region of shells.
'Yes, I am rather,' said Nikita, and they went across the yard and the passage into the house.
And they themselves in their crackling silk dresses went across, as invited, to the big double wedding breakfast which was held in the house of Doctor Walker.
"It seems that the SUV driver went across the zebra crossing on a green light and did not see the two crossing the intersection," a policeman told local news outlet News1.
"Eight locals who had gone across the border returned today while two went across from here," officials said.