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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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stumble acrossTo meet somebody by chance.Rate it:

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run acrossTo cross by running.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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flumen vado transireto wade across, to ford a river.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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in transversum, e transversoacross; transversely.Rate it:

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incidere in aliquemto meet, come across a person; to meet casually.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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offendere, nancisci aliquemto meet, come across a person; to meet casually.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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the pinnacle of love, is seen in the mother's actions which are rarely self-realized.When one looks across humanity and the animal kingdom alike. One can see that the mother who gives birth, time and time again, will risk life and limb to secure their offspring.Rate it:

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under the wireAcross the finish line.Rate it:

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