verb + across + noun

verb + across + noun

Created:29 Sep 2017 01:11:14 , in  advanced

Pattern

Pattern verb + across + noun, with word across acting as a preposition, is often employed to describe a movement.The movement is along shorter axis of the traversed thing.

Example sentences

Here are some examples of this sort of movement:

Tom pulled out a pencil and stroked across the page of paper in front of him.

It took us three minutes to get across the street.

The snake crawled across the floor before escaping from the flat.

Tags:  across ,  describing movement ,  noun ,  preposition ,  verb 

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pushed his empty cup across the table   brought a chair across the room   were fighting their way across the enemy lines   has run across the finishing line   swim across the river  

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