To go across the country

to go by a direct course across a region without following the roads.
- Freeman.

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About 1600 jobs are expected to go across the country after the firm's merger with Research Sites Restoration on April 1.
But we've never seen (anything that warranted) the effort and expense of mobilizing crews to go across the country,'' he said.
She could have gone anywhere she wanted to go across the country," he says.
If ever I have to go across the country to work, I can show my passport and I'll be able to work at different mine sites," miner Neil Austin said.
With 2,000 posts to go across the country, they are yet to decide exactly where the axe will fall.
I knew him when he was a teenager and left home to go across the country to his aunt Rosie's (Rosemary Clooney).
He has escaped his filmmaking roommate, though he had to go across the country to do so.
We're looking at least two lateral (transfers) and one guy jumping ship to go across the country," Officer L'Ecuyer said.
Of course, if Perez was going to go across the country for school, his mother wanted one thing clear - she didn't want to see him crawling back.
1, they plan to go across the country interviewing couples, hitting all the states in the continental U.
For Losman, a Venice High graduate, leaving the hometown team he grew up watching to go across the country has worked out.