- v. be contrary to ordinary procedure or limitations
- v. travel across or pass over
- v. cut using a diagonal line
“From the bikes themselves to Harley-related merchandise to Harley-Davidson tattoos on the bodies of enthusiasts who cut across all social groups, consumers see Harley as a part of their identity.”
“When cut across the grain by the giant pencil-sharpener as the buds bubble towards the bark of the tree, their turbulence is displayed, with every little eddy and vortex held perfectly still.”
“There a sign on the wall said simply GOLF, and we cut across the highway, carefully, choosing our moment, and zigged and zagged up a much narrower roadLevel II of the La Baita driving testin first gear mostly, sounding the horn three times as we neared each corner and watching for whatever might be coming the other way.”
“I turned and waved to Pedro and Screwie Louie as they cut across the dance floor, drinks in hand.”
“Well, this man was a-coming home-along from a wedding where he had been playing his fiddle, one fine moonlight night, and for shortness 'sake he took a cut across Forty-acres, a field lying that way, where a bull was out to grass.”
“Three miles further she cut across the straight and deserted Roman road called Long-Ash Lane; leaving which as soon as she reached it she dipped down a hill by a transverse lane into the small town or village of Evershead, being now about half-way over the distance.”
““They wintered here, making repairs, replenishing stores,” Hinano explained as they turned on to the main highway that wound through lush mountains as it cut across the island.”
“When they cut across the pasture a bobolink whistled at them, and Emma whistled back at it—a true bobolink call.”
“Earlier examples showed a juxtaposition between group-formations based on schematic and on rational syntheses; this juxtaposition arose from new group-formations that cut across old affiliations.”
“All the F-train kids grab their cells and check their messages on the little half-block between Houston and First Street, so I cut across eastward to avoid them.”
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