across the pond
Definition of across the pond
: the other side of the Atlantic Ocean They moved here from across the pond.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
: 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
: being in a crossed position
: a body of water usually smaller than a lake
: to block (as a stream) to create a pond
: to collect in or form a pond
Seen and Heard
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