A bridge too far - A bridge too far is an act of overreaching- going too far and getting into trouble or failing.
Bridge the gap - If you bridge the gap, you make a connection where there is a great difference.
Burn your bridges - If you burn your bridges, you do something that makes it impossible to go back from the position you have taken.
Cross that bridge when you come to it - If you will cross that bridge when you come to it, you will deal with a problem when it arises, but not until that point
Water under the bridge - If something belongs to the past and isn't important or troubling any more, it is water under the bridge.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. brig, brigge, brug, brugge, AS. brycg, bricg,; akin to Fries. bregge, D. brug, OHG. brucca, G. brücke, Icel. bryggja, pier, bridge, Sw. brygga, Dan. brygge, and prob. Icel. brū, bridge, Sw. & Dan. bro, bridge, pavement, and possibly to E. brow,
Their palisades were torn down and turned into a bridge, and the fort was stormed.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
Another bridge which has historic interest for the American is the San Juan bridge.
"The Critic in the Orient" by George Hamlin Fitch
To realize the spot as best we may, let us pause on the bridge among those casting for trout below the upper fall and glance around.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
As they passed the Lockport bridge, where the youth hung in an eddy for a moment, the men on the bridge threw them a rope.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
They are connected by a rustic wooden bridge, which spans the rift in front of the doors.
"Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson" by Samuel Smiles
Another silversmith who had a shop on Bridge (M) Street in 1833 was R. H. L. Villard.
"A Portrait of Old George Town" by Grace Dunlop Ecker
There was neither bridge nor ford, nor crossing of any kind to be seen, and the current was both wide and deep.
"The Plant Hunters" by Mayne Reid
The Bridge Building Brothers constructed many bridges in France of which several still remain.
"The History of London" by Walter Besant
But the ferry and the bridge were both of almost immemorial antiquity.
"Highways and Byways in Surrey" by Eric Parker
The crossing of this brigade "by the iron bridge," that is, the Bulwer bridge, was to be prepared by the fire of No.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
London Bridge is falling down,
Falling down, falling down,
London Bridge is falling down,
My fair Lady.
"London Bridge is Falling Down" by Anonymous British
Once engrossing Bridge of Lodi,
Is thy claim to glory gone?
Must I pipe a palinody,
Or be silent thereupon?
"The Bridge Of Lodi" by Thomas Hardy
We go--by sedgy fallows
And along the stifled brook,
Till it stops in lushy mallows
Just at the bridge's crook.
"The Ramble" by Cale Young Rice
AMONG the legends sung or said
Along our rocky shore,
The Wishing Bridge of Marblehead
May well be sung once more.
"The Wishing Bridge" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Or has he turned his gaze within,
Lost to his own vicinity;
Erecting in a doubtful dream
Frail bridges to Infinity.
"Old Man" by Jean Starr Untermeyer
Life thunders on…
Over the black bridge
The line of lighted cars
Creeps like a monstrous serpent
"Frank Little At Calvary" by Lola Ridge
Oregon Department of Transportation crews have blocked off one lane of Portland's Fremont bridge to deal with a bridge joint that popped up.
Jeff Bridges as John L Bridges, Isabelle Huppert as Ella Watson and Kris Kristofferson as James Averill in the 1980 Western Heaven's Gate , a director's cut of which was released in November.
Shekinah Doze wrestles with her teammate Sam Crisman during Rock Bridge wrestling practice Thursday at Rock Bridge High School.
The plan was for three gliders under Howard to land and seize the bridge on the Caen Canal, while the remaining three gliders under Captain Priday seized the bridge over the Orne River.
Bridge officials say the debut of electronic tolls on the Golden Gate Bridge has been pushed back to March.
Golden Gate Bridge Celebrates 75 Years With the Opening of New Bridge Pavilion.
Thousands of people flocked to San Francisco's waterfront and onto Golden Gate Bridge on Sunday to celebrate the bridge's 75th birthday.
As San Francisco hosts a citywide birthday party for the Golden Gate Bridge's 75th anniversary, one thing that won't be celebrated is the fact that the bridge continues to be the world's top suicide site.
As San Francisco hosts a citywide birthday party for the Golden Gate Bridge 's 75th anniversary, one thing that won't be celebrated is the fact that the bridge continues to be the world's top suicide site.
After years of debate about installing a suicide barrier along the bridge -- including a debate about aesthetics -- bridge officials approved construction of a suicide barrier in 2010.
Planners ultimately rejected Chicago bridge builder Joseph Strauss' original design for the bridge, shown here.
On Memorial Day weekend, the Golden Gate Bridge 's 75th birthday celebration will include a unique performance: a legendary Bay Area musician will be playing a giant replica of the bridge.
Rock Bridge's Ali Kreklow (9) sets a ball in front of Katherine Allen during Hannibal 's 25-21, 13-25, 25-18 victory in a Class 4 District 9 semifinal at Rock Bridge.
Rock Bridge falls to Hannibal 25-21, 13-25, 25-18 in a Class 4 District 9 semifinal at Rock Bridge on Tuesday, October 24.
The results of a comprehensive analysis of various bridge heights for the replacement Interstate 5 bridge will be shared and discussed at a public open house Wednesday, in Vancouver.
U(gln ) for the general q and t, we do not go over the Harish-Chandra bridge and stay entirely within the commutative world of polynomials.
Combinatorial formula for Macdonald polynomials, Bethe Ansatz, and generic Macdonald polynomials
If you’re not concerned about the fact that your bridges in theory will eventually fall down because of thermal crack nucleation, perhaps the associated non-convergence of Hooke’s law shouldn’t distress you.
Formal Considerations about Fracture: Nucleation and Growth
This allows to bridge between random graphs and extensively developed theory of random real symmetric matrices and their spectra (see, e.g. ).
THe largest eigenvalue of sparse random graphs
K (2) eff ≃ Kcb where Kcb is the cross-bridge elasticity.
Mechanical oscillations at the cellular scale
Conversely, a problem that deserves to be mentioned at this point is whether it is possible to make a bridge between dilute gases and dense ﬂuids, like helium, within a single theoretical scheme.
Helium nanodroplets and trapped Bose-Einstein condensates as prototypes of finite quantum fluids