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- v. To cross; to move from one side (of something) to the other, literally or figuratively.
- v. To make an idea evident; to successfully explain a thought or feeling.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. communicate successfully
- v. travel across or pass over
- v. become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions
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"I can't hear you," Onro called, for many people were shouting at once, all trying to get across the same idea.
If, in addition, the Federal cavalry could swing far beyond the Confederate right and get across the roads that led to Danville. . .
Harry Shaughnessy made his way down the stairs cut into the steep hill, wondering how he was going to get across Shepard Road.
"We can't get across here, Herr Hauptmann," radioed Leutnant
Stuart consequently divided his forces again: Gordon must hang on the rear of the enemy; Fitz Lee with Lomax and Wickham must move by way of Hanover Junction and get across Sheridan's path.
It would be easier to be sure of the element of surprise if he could just get across the front porch without being seen and kick in the front door — but Deever was watching out that way.
Gustavo scrambled out of the pile and was crawling on his belly like a desert lizard scrambling to get across hot sand, when a heavy weight came down on his back, knocking the air out of him.
Wallace craved to get across from Wamma and explore one of those channels, which would carry him into the richer interior of the cluster.
This ferry was as busy as a beaver dam, and all the world seemed anxious to get across the Merrimack River at this particular point, waiting to get set over, -- children with their two cents done up in paper, jail-birds broke loose and constable with warrant, travellers from distant landsto distant lands, men and women to whom the Merrimack River was a bar.
It led him to conclude that Sheridan's divisions had left the rear and were moving parallel to the Southern infantry, in order to cut off supplies at Appomattox Station or to get across the Confederate line of advance.