They are, across the board, quixotic characters hacking at the windmill of language.
The United States of America will always stand up for these aspirations, for our own people, and all across the world.
across the United States, we have opened 86 new stores in underserved communities bringing hundreds of new jobs.
across Doel, traditional facades are painted with bright, modern art.
Whether people are on the move in their own countries or across borders, they gravitate toward big cities.
“That is the ‘Limited,’ across the platform,” explained Rod politely.
across these openings were thrown bridges which could be easily destroyed.
She has been sent on an errand, and wants to get across the street.
He started back as though she had struck him across the face, and he turned livid.
And Theodora rolled him across the floor to the fast-emptying basket.
early 14c., acros, earlier a-croiz (c.1300), from Anglo-French an cros "in a crossed position," literally "on cross" (see cross (n.)). Prepositional meaning "from one side to another" is first recorded 1590s; meaning "on the other side (as a result of crossing)" is from 1750. Phrase across the board originally is from horse-racing, in reference to a bet of the same amount of money on a horse to win, place, or show.