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 Meanings and Examples of CROSSING
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crossing
 n.  traveling across; place at which roads, lines, or tracks intersect; intersection
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  After crossing himself, according to the Russian custom, Chichikov set about carrying out his enterprise.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
2  He lit it and, distracted by observing those around him, began crossing himself with the hand that held the taper.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIII
3  Then came the distant report of a shot, and our troops could be seen hurrying to the crossing.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI
4  The men were crossing themselves.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
5  The spy reported that the French, after crossing the bridge at Vienna, were advancing in immense force upon Kutuzov's line of communication with the troops that were arriving from Russia.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIV
6  The Austrians let themselves be tricked at the crossing of the Vienna bridge, you are letting yourself be tricked by an aide-de-camp of the Emperor.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIV
7  As she was crossing the anteroom she saw through the window a carriage with lanterns, standing at the entrance.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER VIII
8  So energetically do we pursue this aim that after crossing an unfordable river we burn the bridges to separate ourselves from our enemy, who at the moment is not Bonaparte but Buxhowden.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IX
9  "Those who pass the examinations, I suppose," replied Kochubey, crossing his legs and glancing round.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER V
10  She pointed to a lady who was crossing the room followed by a very plain daughter.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XV
11  Thanks to the delay caused by this crossing of the wolf's path, the old dog with its felted hair hanging from its thigh was within five paces of it.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V
12  After taking a turn along the Podnovinski Boulevard, Balaga began to rein in, and turning back drew up at the crossing of the old Konyusheny Street.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVII
13  Next day, overtaking the army, he went in a carriage to the Niemen, and, changing into a Polish uniform, he drove to the riverbank in order to select a place for the crossing.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER II
14  The peasant drivers, shouting and lashing their horses, kept crossing from side to side.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XX
15  This soldier was looking at the cathedral and crossing himself.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XX
Example Sentence: (75 in 6 pages)
1  The field trip involved crossing a raging torrent.
2  Start crossing when the green WALK sign starts to flash.
3  Don't swap horses when crossing a stream.
4  She is the first woman who navigates a sail crossing the English Channel.
5  A young girl and her little brother were seriously hurt when a car ploughed into them on a crossing.
6  A passenger train smashed into a truck on a level crossing.
7  Be careful crossing that main road.
8  The next crossing point is a long way downstream.
9  In a series of spot checks, police searched buses crossing the border.
10  The child was killed when a car failed to stop at the crossing.
11  "Now," said he, "as long as he is on your side you can stir him up and I'll let him alone; but if you let him get away and get on my side, you're to leave him alone as long as I can keep him from crossing over."
12  The police officers got out of their car and proceeded to frisk a young man that happened to be crossing the street.
13  If my memory serves me correctly, the Santa Teresa crossing is about 15 miles west of from the junction.
14  Before the enemy's attack he crossed the river and alarmed the unarmed villagers.
15  I crossed the street to avoid meeting him, but he saw me and came running towards me.