go across

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v go across go across or through "We passed the point where the police car had parked","A terrible thought went through his mind"
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Quotations

  • Ojibwa Saying
    Ojibwa Saying
    “Sometimes I go about in pity for myself, and all the while a great wind is bearing me across the sky.”
  • H. Ross Perot
    H.%20Ross%20Perot
    “If you can't stand a little sacrifice and you can't stand a trip across the desert with limited water, we're never going to straighten this country out.”
  • John C. White
    John C. White
    “If you don't have a policeman to stop traffic and let you walk across the street like you are somebody, how are you going to know you are somebody?”
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Ludwig%20Wittgenstein
    “It seems to me that, in every culture, I come across a chapter headed Wisdom. And then I know exactly what is going to follow: Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.”

Usage

In literature:

They are worth going all the way across the ocean to see.
"Buried Cities, Part 1, Pompeii" by Jennie Hall
They are worth going all the way across the ocean to see.
"Buried Cities: Pompeii, Olympia, Mycenae" by Jennie Hall
This was Cooper, who, in pulling across to go aboard his own vessel, had recognised our mast-heads, and now came to look at us.
"Ned Myers" by James Fenimore Cooper
Perhaps if a clever chap like you were to go through them, you might come across a clue.
"The Avenger" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
And going back a pace, she stood in the thick shadow, leaning against the wall, with one hand across her lips.
"Way of the Lawless" by Max Brand
If we go across the river by the modern bridge, we can see the humble remains of St. Martin's Priory standing in a meadow by the railway.
"Yorkshire Painted And Described" by Gordon Home
He closed the door in her face, and she heard his heavy step go back across the room.
"Gunman's Reckoning" by Max Brand
I wanted something fresh, and thought I'd go across and see the Old Country.
"Lister's Great Adventure" by Harold Bindloss
That idea somehow became impressed upon me and I suddenly resolved to go boldly across to Rannoch and ascertain for myself.
"The Czar's Spy" by William Le Queux
They go across to the Cathedral for vespers at five o'clock.
"The Velvet Glove" by Henry Seton Merriman
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In poetry:

And ever that old task
Of reading what he is and whence he came,
Whither to go, finds wilder letters flame
Across her mask.
"Earth And Man" by George Meredith
Thou mad'st the hand with which I write,
The eye that watches slow
Through rosy gates that rosy light
Across thy threshold go;
"The Disciple" by George MacDonald
Across the roof-tops of the town
I saw the flaming sun go down;
For some, another day of tears
Lay buried in the hurrying years.
"A City Sunset" by Charles Hanson Towne
And often while I'm dreaming so,
Across the sky the Moon will go;
It is a lady, sweet and fair,
Who comes to gather daisies there.
"Daisies" by Frank Dempster Sherman
Wild tears, restrain your overflow!
Down to the darkest gulfs that be,
Thus the great voice shall ever go
Across life's fateful sea.
"In Mist And Dark" by Annie Adams Fields
There came an army from the sky,
And surged across the parched plain;
I saw the hurrying hosts go by--
The blue batallions of the rain.
"After Drought" by Charles Hanson Towne

In news:

So I was going through my email the other day and I came across a press release from video monitoring company Iverify.
Illustration by Bob AulTo those two little pukes who nailed me in THE BACK with a friggin' Big Gulp full of ice and shit: I was minding my own goddamn business on my road bike, going across the Pacific Coast Highway bridge into Seal Beach.
Carl Graham had ran across an article about a bakery in Helena that was going out of business.
When one of the crew is killed (I'll let you guess who it is) and the case (which contains a map to Russian plutonium) is stolen, the guys go on a mission of revenge across eastern Europe.
Welcome to ThePennsylvaniaPrimary.com's campaign event calendar, your source of information about everything going on across the state ahead of the April 22, 2008 presidential primary.
The winter storm in Marquette and across a lot of the UP stopped many people from going out and about today.
Although these guys never became a household name, they would go on to tour across the country with some of the biggest names in rock & roll.
The stalemate going on in Washington about the fiscal cliff highlights the two very different economic viewpoints held, not just in Washington, but across America: more government, more taxes.
When the dismissal bell rings each day at schools across Milwaukee, where do students go if they don't go home.
So we welcome the opportunity for people to go out, walk across a sandbar in a state park , walk on a sandy beach or look into one of our beautiful springs, and it's just fascinating the things that can be learned through interpretive pro...
Anyone who's driven up Prairie Avenue or across Dade Boulevard over the last few years can't have missed all the construction going on at Miami Beach Senior High.
Women across the country are going days -- even weeks -- without washing their hair, and they say their locks have never felt better.
Poppies will go on sale from Saturday until November 11, at locations across the country including train and Tube stations and shopping centres.
In going through many pictures pertaining to my father-in-law, who recently passed away, I came across this photo taken in the Milwaukee, Wis.
He is going to new heights to get his message across.
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In science:

The dashed line going from left to right diagonally across the plot indicates flat models.
CMB Constraints on a Baryonic Dark Matter-Dominated Universe
One could even go so far as to argue that in a proteingenes world, physical structure and not information is inherited across generations.
The transmission sense of information
Collaborative methods go even further by using preference information across multiple users to predict the preferences of a single user.
Technical Paper Recommendation: A Study in Combining Multiple Information Sources
In an imaginative journey, as we leave the center of our galaxy, moving a fraction of the millimeter across the extra dimension to reach the “other” brane, we are not going to land at the center of the “other” galaxy.
Quantum Entanglement on Cosmological Scale
We shall first go across the phase diagram, and identify the phases which may be present.
Amphiphilic Membranes
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