Phillips and her co-authors suggest that work activities may be better-suited than social ones for bridging racial divides.
Obama may be more adept than most at bridging the gap between insurgent and establishment.
She is the author of a bestselling book, The Blue Sweater: bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World.
bridging the divide between the police and those who distrust them will take more than protests and symbolic gestures.
Which brings us back to the challenge of bridging between the politically impossible and the historically inevitable.
Some unaccountable association of ideas was bridging the distance between him and the dead man minute by minute.
His installation of “bridging the Abyss” at the Hippodrome had taken him the whole day.
And there was that yellow-mustached Norsky holding the widow on his lap, bridging the chasm between races in great shape.
Then it fell over on its side, bridging blackly the white ice of the brook.
It had at any rate the effect of bridging, for poor Chivers, some of his gaps.
"causeway over a ravine or river," Old English brycge, from Proto-Germanic *brugjo (cf. Old Saxon bruggia, Old Norse bryggja, Old Frisian brigge, Dutch brug, Old High German brucca, German Brücke), from PIE root *bhru "log, beam," hence "wooden causeway" (cf. Gaulish briva "bridge," Old Church Slavonic bruvuno "beam," Serbian brv "footbridge"). For vowel evolution, see bury. Meaning "bony upper part of the nose" is from early 15c.; of stringed instruments from late 14c.
card game, 1886 (perhaps as early as 1843), an alteration of biritch, but the source and meaning of that are obscure. "Probably of Levantine origin, since some form of the game appears to have been long known in the Near East" [OED]. One guess is that it represents Turkish *bir-üç "one-three," because one hand is exposed and three are concealed. The game also was known early as Russian whist (attested in English from 1839).
Old English brycgian "to bridge, make a causeway," from bridge (n.). Related: Bridged; bridging.
An anatomical structure resembling a bridge or span.
The upper part of the ridge of the nose formed by the nasal bones.
A fixed or removable replacement for one or several but not all of the natural teeth, usually anchored at each end to a natural tooth.
One of the threads of protoplasm that appears to pass from one cell to another.