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Physical MovementPlay
Use 'across' to describe someone or something physically moving from one side to another. SlideThe cat ran across the road.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Surface CrossingPlay
'Across' implies a clear path or surface that is being traversed, like a floor or a field. SlideThe children chased each other across the playground.
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Visual ScopePlay
Use 'across' to explain visual boundaries, line of sight, or an area seen at once. SlideHe glanced across the room and saw her smiling.