go across

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Related to go across: get across
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Verb1.go across - go across or through; "We passed the point where the police car had parked"; "A terrible thought went through his mind"
break through, crack - pass through (a barrier); "Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county"
squeak through, squeak by - escape; "She squeaked by me"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
transit - pass across (a sign or house of the zodiac) or pass across (the disk of a celestial body or the meridian of a place); "The comet will transit on September 11"
cross, cut across, cut through, get over, traverse, pass over, get across, track, cover - travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
pass through, infiltrate - pass through an enemy line; in a military conflict
run - cover by running; run a certain distance; "She ran 10 miles that day"
move through, pass across, pass through, transit, pass over - make a passage or journey from one place to another; "The tourists moved through the town and bought up all the souvenirs;" "Some travelers pass through the desert"
cut - pass directly and often in haste; "We cut through the neighbor's yard to get home sooner"
crash - move violently as through a barrier; "The terrorists crashed the gate"
muscle - make one's way by force; "He muscled his way into the office"
overstep, transgress, trespass - pass beyond (limits or boundaries)
negotiate, negociate - succeed in passing through, around, or over; "The hiker negociated the high mountain pass"
lock - pass by means through a lock in a waterway
work, make - proceed along a path; "work one's way through the crowd"; "make one's way into the forest"
cycle - pass through a cycle; "This machine automatically cycles"
blunder, fumble - make one's way clumsily or blindly; "He fumbled towards the door"
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References in classic literature ?
"We must get somebody to go across whom he will really listen to.
After much consultation on this matter, it was at length agreed that the ensign should go across the country to Hereford, whence he might find some conveyance to one of the sea-ports in Wales, and thence might make his escape abroad.
When there are high tides, we are simply cut off from the mainland altogether unless we go across on a farm cart."
On the other hand, if you don't agree, I will go across the river, beyond your jurisdiction, and build a village for myself and my sailors, whom I shall send in the whale-boat to Guvutu for provisions.
"The supporters who are paying to go across to Blackburn want to see the team have a go and, certainly in the games that I've been here, the attitude, application and effort of the players can't be faulted."
"Special mention to David Burdus, who completed what we think is the first ever firewheel using specially adapted wheels and gloves to go across in his wheelchair."
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She said: "From the day he went missing every time I go across that river I think about him and I can not look at the water."
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On the whistle off you go Across that freakish nightmare land, Through bullets, shells and skies aglow, To make your final stand.
His comments come after defence giant BAE Systems announced that 1,775 jobs will go across the UK.
Go across the field through the caravan park to a stile.