Definition of Go across

1. Verb. Go across or through. "A terrible thought went through his mind"

Lexicographical Neighbors of Go Across

go Dutch
go Fantee
go Galt
go Pete Tong
go Winchester
go a-begging
go a long way
go about
go across (current term)
go after
go against
go against the grain
go ahead
go all out
go along
go along for the ride
go along to get along
go along with
go along with the gag
go ape
go around

Literary usage of Go across

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Documentary History of the State of New-York: Arranged Under Direction by New York (State). Secretary's Office (1851)
"The said Wells replied what would make him go across the woods you had better go Down the River and then you can go by Water and have a good Road all the ..."

2. Our Viceregal Life in India: Selections from My Journal, 1884-1888 by Herriot Georgina Dufferin et Ava (1890)
"... and when the Duke and Duchess of Connaught came late at night, I had to get into a waterproof to go across to their tent. Tuesday, 3 ist.—Alas! alas! ..."

3. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1892)
"... that he had seen " teams go across there after they took the planking up; there could n't anything but light teams go across ; there was no other -way ..."

4. Lewis and Clark Road Trips: Exploring the Trail Across America by Kira Gale (2006)
"From the Route 1804 and Route 23 Junction in New Town go west on Route 23. go across the Missouri River over The Four Bears Bridge. ..."

5. Mexico? Si, Señor by Thomas L. Rogers (1893)
"Well, on we go, across this great cattle country; gradually descending till we come to Sauz (willow), where more water is seen and more trees too; ..."

6. The Pharsalia of Lucan by Lucan (1853)
"Impatient at his delay, he determines to go across, 498-503. He does so in a small boat, 504-570. Caesar encourages the mariners in a tempest, 571-593. ..."

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