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).

How to use Across in a Sentence?

  • Gray soothed it as well as he could, and then went out once more to look across the plain.
  • Whoever dares to step across my threshold shall be driven out with a broomstick like a cur.
  • He brushed his hand across his eyes and said meekly that he would submit, being friendless.
  • He had come back to the house across the garden, and found her sitting in the shady verandah.
  • They drove across the river and all over Southwark, but did not find the family.
  • I closer clasped my sixpences, neatly folded in paper, and sped across the office.
  • An hour after, Gray was riding swiftly across the plains on his way to the station.
  • Tatrang lies on the banks of the stream, just where a large wooden bridge has been thrown across it.
  • Then we ran across the outfit here," and the speaker nodded toward the wagon and its contents.
  • But what was that dark lifeless weight hanging by the stirrup, dragged across sand and bramble as the horse staggered on?
  • Patricia watched her moving across the crowded room with all the assurance of long experience of such scenes, and admired her more than ever.
  • The stranger staggered across the hut and crouched down against the opposite wall, breathing in short hurried pants.
  • The chums left the boardwalk and went across the sands, watching the merry crowds playing on the beach and running out into the water.
  • The latter immediately proceeded to stamp the date and the seal of the Wonderland across some blank cards.
  • Their main objective was a ricketty bridge across the Gyantse river which we had to cross before reaching our camp.
  • 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.
  • There was a vacant space behind the Wonderland, and across this people were running in the direction of the fire.
  • A brilliant sunset flames across the heavens, and we glide across a golden sea as a fitting prelude to unknown realms of enchantment.
  • He rode day after day across those barren wastes of back-country, and spared no effort to find some sign of the missing man.
  • He stumbled on across the sand hillocks, and presently could discern a huddled figure on the ground, with its back propped up against a hillock.
  • He just turned his head to speak, and then went back to his old position, his eyes staring hopelessly across the silent waste.
  • Then he stumbled away across the sands, caring not whither he went, caring only to get away from the spot where the dead man lay.

Short Example Sentence for Across

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

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