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across the pondOn the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.Rate it:

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big fish in a small pondOne who has achieved a high rank or is highly esteemed, but only in a small, relatively unimportant, or little known location or organization.Rate it:

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stumble acrossTo discover or find something by accident.Rate it:

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come acrossTo find, usually by accident.Rate it:

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put acrossTo explain or state something clearly and understandably.Rate it:

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run acrossTo cross by running.Rate it:

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stumble acrossTo meet somebody by chance.Rate it:

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put acrossTo perform a theatrical production.Rate it:

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run acrossTo find or discover by chance.Rate it:

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come acrossTo give an appearance or impression; to project a certain image.Rate it:

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across the boardA racing bet where one bets that the same competitor will place in first, second and third.Rate it:

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across the boardPertaining to all categories or things.Rate it:

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broad across the beamWithout fat on the hips and the bottom.Rate it:

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cut acrossTo take a shortcut over or through.Rate it:

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cut acrossTo go through figurative barriers; to go beyond an expected boundary.Rate it:

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down the road, not across the streetAlong the radial artery rather than across the wrist from side to side.Rate it:

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get acrossTo cross; to move from one side to the other, literally or figuratively.Rate it:

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get acrossTo make an idea evident; to successfully explain a thought or feeling; put over.Rate it:

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happen acrossTo find by chance; to unexpectedly discover.Rate it:

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keep acrossTo keep abreast of or up to date with; to keep people informed of.Rate it:

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put oneself acrossTo explain one's ideas and opinions clearly so that another person can understand them and get a picture of your personality.Rate it:

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shot across the bowA warning that negative consequences will be faced if something is carried out or allowed to continue.Rate it:

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take acrossTo go, to proceed.Rate it:

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Nantucket sleigh rideAn obsolete and dangerous method of whale hunting in which a small boat manned by rowers and a harpooner, or a series of small boats tied together, would be attached to a whale by means of a harpoon and would then be towed by the creature at high speed across the water's surface, until the whale eventually became exhausted.Rate it:

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beat upTo sail to windward using a series of alternate tacks across the wind.Rate it:

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come aboutTo tack; to change tack; to maneuver the bow of a sailing vessel across the wind so that the wind changes from one side of the vessel to the other; to position a boat with respect to the wind after tacking.Rate it:

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bar upto fit with bars (e.g. across a window or door)Rate it:

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bow and scrapeTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back (thus scraping the floor), left hand pressed across the abdomen, right arm held aside.Rate it:

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broad-beamedWide across body parts such as the hips.Rate it:

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Four Corners of the EarthFrom all across the world, from all over the placeRate it:

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happen uponTo accidentally encounter a person or situation; to chance upon, happen on or stumble across.Rate it:

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keep your heads down!A military admonishment to infantrymen while crawling under barbed wire or across terrain toward the enemy.Rate it:

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pass overTo make a transit of; to pass through or across.Rate it:

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play the anglesIn a game which involves control of a moving object, such as a ball or puck, to seek scoring opportunities by advancing on or shooting at the scoring target in an angular manner across the field of play.Rate it:

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robber baronIn Europe, an aristocrat who charged exorbitant fees or otherwise exacted money from people who journeyed across land or waterways which he controlled.Rate it:

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running targeta firearms target that is towed across a range as the shooter shootsRate it:

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under the wireAcross the finish line.Rate it:

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