Across in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Across

To, toward, or from the far side of (something that lies between two points of interest). | On the opposite side of (something that lies between two points of interest). | (Southern US, African American Vernacular) across from: on the opposite side, relative to something that lies between, from (a point of interest).

Short Example Sentences for Across

  • 1. He looked across at the horse. 🔊
  • 2. It fluttered across his path. 🔊
  • 3. Gray walked slowly across to him. 🔊
  • 4. He darted across the grass. 🔊
  • 5. I have not come across a better man than he was. 🔊
  • 6. Maids came and went across the courtyard. 🔊
  • 7. Strung it clear across the front of the building. 🔊
  • 8. He passed his hand across his eyes. 🔊
  • 9. Gray stared across at him in angry bewilderment. 🔊
  • 10. A large scar runs right across his forehead. 🔊
  • 11. My slaves are impatient to stretch their whips across your shoulders. 🔊
  • 12. After a few seconds my grandmother rose and toddled across the room. 🔊
  • 13. I can see those figures with entire distinctness across this abyss of time. 🔊
  • 14. He was hardly conscious of fatigue as he pressed across the sandy waste. 🔊
  • 15. I had just come across those "long nines" a few days or a week before. 🔊
  • 16. Gridley carried it across California and sold it at various towns. 🔊
  • 17. He is building a big transparency to put across the front of the National. 🔊
  • 18. As she followed Bruce across the room her face was glowing with rosy hope. 🔊

How to use Across in Sentences?

  • 1. Gray soothed it as well as he could, and then went out once more to look across the plain. 🔊
  • 2. Whoever dares to step across my threshold shall be driven out with a broomstick like a cur. 🔊
  • 3. He brushed his hand across his eyes and said meekly that he would submit, being friendless. 🔊
  • 4. He had come back to the house across the garden, and found her sitting in the shady verandah. 🔊
  • 5. They drove across the river and all over Southwark, but did not find the family. 🔊
  • 6. I closer clasped my sixpences, neatly folded in paper, and sped across the office. 🔊
  • 7. An hour after, Gray was riding swiftly across the plains on his way to the station. 🔊
  • 8. Tatrang lies on the banks of the stream, just where a large wooden bridge has been thrown across it. 🔊
  • 9. Then we ran across the outfit here," and the speaker nodded toward the wagon and its contents. 🔊
  • 10. Patricia watched her moving across the crowded room with all the assurance of long experience of such scenes, and admired her more than ever. 🔊
  • 11. The stranger staggered across the hut and crouched down against the opposite wall, breathing in short hurried pants. 🔊
  • 12. But what was that dark lifeless weight hanging by the stirrup, dragged across sand and bramble as the horse staggered on? 🔊
  • 13. The chums left the boardwalk and went across the sands, watching the merry crowds playing on the beach and running out into the water. 🔊
  • 14. The latter immediately proceeded to stamp the date and the seal of the Wonderland across some blank cards. 🔊
  • 15. It was rather dim to read expressions, but she thought a strange look flitted across the eager face that was staring so hard at her. 🔊
  • 16. Their main objective was a ricketty bridge across the Gyantse river which we had to cross before reaching our camp. 🔊
  • 17. There was a vacant space behind the Wonderland, and across this people were running in the direction of the fire. 🔊