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Not keeping to roads:‘their route was across country, through fields of corn’
- ‘Most people came down the motorway or across country, they found their way and were impressed with the facilities.’
- ‘Meanwhile, your baby sister is eloping with her French teacher and your boyfriend is hitchhiking across country to surf on the opposite coast.’
- ‘And really, he wants to date her, so he agrees to take her kids in a road trip across country.’
- ‘Whether you're packing to go for a walk to the park or your planning a trip across country, when your travelling with toddlers packing poses a problem.’
- ‘Two-thirds of it will be on roads and the rest across country.’
- ‘‘As Brits, we would have benefited from a bigger challenge across country,’ he says.’
- ‘So it made the drive easier if not slightly disturbing since he was used to women talking up a storm on a road trip across country.’
- ‘We looped off the road and went again across country.’
- ‘She was forced to struggle in severe weather and in darkness across country to seek assistance in a highly distressed state and suffering from hypothermia.’
- ‘More than a dozen highly contagious and potentially lethal diseases can be spread by horses, hounds, and hunt followers as they race across country.’
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