across the country

across the country(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (throughout the country)
a. en todo el país
People across the country voted for change.La gente en todo el país votó por un cambio.
b. a través del país
Across the country, people are protesting against the government cuts.A través del país, la gente protesta contra los recortes del gobierno en el gasto público.
c. por todo el país
The band is playing across the country.El grupo tocará por todo el país.
2. (from one side of the country to the other)
a. a través del país
We spent a month driving across the country, taking in the key sights along the way.Pasamos el mes viajando en coche a través del país, apreciando los lugares de interés de paso.
b. al otro lado del país
The race would start on the west coast and take the competitors across the country to its eastern border.La carrera empezaría en la costa oeste y llevaría a los competidores al otro lado del país hasta la frontera este.
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