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as in over
to the opposite side of we rowed across the lake and visited the other couple for the evening

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as in around
in random positions within the boundaries of sheep scattered across the field

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across

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adverb

as in through
from one side to the other of an intervening space will you go across to the Bentley's and see if their phone is working?

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“Across.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/across. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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