across the pond

Definition of across the pond


  1. :  the other side of the Atlantic Ocean They moved here from across the pond.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  from one side to the opposite side of :  over, through

    :  on the opposite side of

    :  so as to intersect or pass through at an angle

  1. :  in a position reaching from one side to the other :  crosswise

    :  to or on the opposite side

    :  so as to be understandable, acceptable, or successful

  1. :  being in a crossed position

  1. :  a body of water usually smaller than a lake

  1. :  to block (something, such as a stream) to create a pond

    :  to collect in or form a pond

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a trip made at another's expense

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