what are the differences between the words: Through, and Across?
are some examples of how to use each of them:
drive through a tunnel, but you drive across a desert.
can also walk across a road, or cross over a brige.
what's the difference?
the word: Through, is used when we are talking about closed, or
semi-closed spaces, such as a tunnel, a forest, or park full of
word: Across, is used when we are talking about open or semi-open
spaces which are flat, such as a desert, a road, or a park without
the words: Cross over, are used when we are talking about open or
semi-open spaces, and when the action we do has an upward curve to
example, you cross over a bridge because bridges are often curved
do you walk through a park, or do you walk across it?
you can say both.
you say: I walked through a park. This means that the park had trees
in it, therefore, it was a semi-closed space.
if you say: I walked across a park. This means that the park was an
open space, and it didn't have any trees in it.
that just amazing?!
is great in that way because you can give extra pieces of
information, without even saying them!
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