Definition of coast to coast in English:

coast to coast

adjective & adverb

  • All the way across an island or continent.

    [as adverb] ‘retail stores from coast to coast’
    ‘a coast-to-coast journey’
    • ‘We'll have complete coverage, of course, coast-to-coast.’
    • ‘The petition, with the signatures of 45,000 Canadians from 35 communities coast-to-coast, was presented in the House of Commons last Wednesday.’
    • ‘This coast-to-coast tour will cross 3500 miles; they will take bus, train, boat and plane across 21 states.’
    • ‘Plus, dozens of reporters will be out coast-to-coast bringing you any new developments throughout the night.’
    • ‘Before it went coast-to-coast, the movie played for a year in LA and San Francisco.’
    • ‘A neighbour then pointed out that the whole of Hadrian's Wall had been opened up to the public, and he decided to try and do most of that famous, 84-mile coast-to-coast route.’
    • ‘Our government has just passed coast-to-coast legislation legalizing same-sex marriage.’
    • ‘And a coast-to-coast advertising campaign along the whole length of the motorway from Liverpool to Hull will warn motorists to stay away.’
    • ‘Anna first raised money by doing a coast-to-coast cycle ride across Mexico and after leaving Lancaster University joined the charity full-time.’
    • ‘She urged everyone to continue to support activities planned, including sponsored London Marathon runs, coast-to-coast bike rides and parachute jumps.’
    • ‘Will her family get wall-to-wall and coast-to-coast coverage in the media?’
    • ‘The company also plans to complete a coast-to-coast link that will put a coffee-shop in every state.’
    • ‘Its artisan breads are distributed coast-to-coast through restaurants, supermarkets and gourmet food stores.’
    • ‘She said her husband, had got a diary of Helen's, charting the coast-to-coast walk they completed together 14 years ago.’
    • ‘That decision has led to a backlash from unionized workers in the company from coast-to-coast.’
    • ‘‘We're gonna win,’ he told the cheering throngs at rallies on a furious coast-to-coast tour in late August.’
    • ‘The Harlem-born stylist, who would go on to become the chief executive of a coast-to-coast salon empire, actually got his start in mechanics.’
    • ‘Now that the album is complete, the band is finalizing plans for their coast-to-coast tour, beginning in British Columbia and ending with stops in Newfoundland and Labrador.’
    • ‘Cumbria's coast-to-coast cycle route attracts an estimated 12,000 visitors annually.’
    • ‘It was a non-talent show, in which a parade of no-hopers would be given a taste of exposure on coast-to-coast TV.’
    • ‘The coast-to-coast operation works with almost no budget and has thrived on word-of-mouth since its inception.’
    • ‘Scotland's only coast-to-coast pathway is 20 years old but do not expect any celebrations, let alone an invitation to the birthday party.’
    inclusive, all-inclusive, complete
    inclusive, all-inclusive, complete
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coast to coast

/ˌkōst tə ˈkōst/