cut across


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be contrary to ordinary procedure or limitations

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cut using a diagonal line

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Von Horn, possibly intentionally, misinterpreted the other's motive, and raising his bull whip struck Number Thirteen a vicious cut across the face, at the same time levelling his revolver point blank at the broad beast.
Well, this man was a coming home-along from a wedding where he had been playing his fiddle, one fine moonlight night, and for shortness' sake he took a cut across Forty-acres, a field lying that way, where a bull was out to grass.
They walked down the road and then cut across the marshes.
'It should be clearly stated here that there is no group, formal or informal of this university, that cut across the classes of persons mentioned in the publication.
The Lemonade singer, 37, was watching a basketball game with her other half when the woman cut across her to speak to him not once but twice.
'It will cut across the Youth Park which is unavoidable, it is a necessary alignment so it will be a 250m elevated highway above the park,' he said.
She has trength of character, a clear sense of right and wrong, is a force that seems able to cut across party lines - people are beginning to talk about Haley running for president.
Suddenly the driver of a Volvo C30 who was headed towards the M6 London (M1, M42 AND M40) cut across into the path of Mr Naveed's Skoda Octavia, causing him to slam on his emergency brakes.
I am surprised that there aren't many accidents, considering the number of vehicles that cut across lanes.
There is a need to upscale and expand local governance to meet the complex challenges, such as disaster and climate risk management, the consolidation of solid waste management, and the horrendous management of traffic, infrastructure development and connectivity - all of which cut across towns and cities.
The OpenView lorry can then be seen crossing back over the same hatched markings he has just cut across without indicating.Jaguar Land Rover worker 'lucky to be alive' after 70mph M6 crash
The Easter Road side aim to return to winning ways in Sunday's televised visit of Dundee United and Lennon said: "The Lewis decision was harsh, the winger cut across him and he'd nothing else to do.
"There are concerns the cut across districts and sometimes the response need to cut across the district.
With funding for children's services being cut across the nation, is it not likely that will happen again?