Examples of bestride in a Sentence
a giant that bestrode the river
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So Trump was able to pose at his rally as a statesman bestriding the world and to change the subject from Stormy Daniels, the Russia probe and the endless revelations about the investigations into his lawyer Michael Cohen.
Television has changed a lot since those halcyon days when a weekly drama in which characters debated serious ideas in a fair and thoughtful manner could bestride the Nielsen universe like a colossus.
In the nearly two decades since then, as digital design and social media have expanded the ranks of color obsessives, Pantone has become not just a company but a sensation, its brand bestriding the globe like a behemoth.
But Walmart no longer bestrides the U.S. economy, Colossus-like.
No one doubts Xi bestrides the landscape like a colossus.
At the time of the Ellington centennial, Wynton Marsalis’s Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, a repertory big-band in Duke’s style, bestrode the world.
That was the whole point behind another Ridley Scott masterpiece, his 1984-themed Super Bowl commercial for Apple Computer, which symbolically dethroned IBM as the Orwellian colossus bestriding the personal-computer industry.
With no rule of law considerations outside those that further deep state power, the deep state truly becomes, as Hegel advocated, god bestriding the earth.
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BESTRIDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bestride for English Language Learners
: to sit or stand with one leg on either side of (something)
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