abreast

All Adverb Noun Adjective
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  • At length we got up abreast of her, and brought her to close action. Cited from Ben Burton, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • Now it was impossible to take another step without coming abreast of it. Cited from The She Boss, by Arthur Preston Hankins
  • Do you want to keep abreast of the times, and read what other people are talking about? Cited from The Blunders of a Bashful Man, by Metta Victoria Fuller Victor
  • In a few minutes the train had come abreast of them and stopped. Cited from Tom Slade at Temple Camp, by Percy K. Fitzhugh
  • By seven o'clock we were off abreast one of the largest of them. Cited from Left on Labrador, by Charles Asbury Stephens
  • The men then walked along the rocks until they were abreast of the ship. Cited from Mr. Midshipman Easy, by Captain Frederick Marryat
  • And just as he came abreast of the tree, his pop-eyes saw the fellow. Cited from An Arkansas Planter, by Opie Percival Read
  • "Can you see anything out there, sir, abreast of us on our port hand?" Cited from The Congo Rovers, by Harry Collingwood
  • Then they spread out in line abreast and rushed towards their goal. Cited from Planet of the Damned, by Harry Harrison
  • They must keep him abreast of what happened by reporting to him every couple days.
  • We arrived abreast of the harbour one evening, some time after dark. Cited from Dick Cheveley, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • Later, when they broke from the cover of the woods, she drew abreast of him. Cited from The Triumph of John Kars, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • Parents can also get in touch with them to be abreast of their child's progress.
  • We shall be down abreast of the Hospital in half-an-hour. Cited from Jacob Faithful, by Captain Frederick Marryat
  • Two were located abreast the island and one was set at the bow.
  • On they went, keeping close behind each other, for there was no room for two to walk abreast. Cited from From Powder Monkey to Admiral, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He was soon abreast the head of the column, but even then kept on. Cited from Sunset Pass, by Charles King
  • In a community where public services have failed to keep abreast of private consumption things are very different.
  • And that spot appeared to be about abreast of that part of the bank where the two men were standing. Cited from A Middy of the Slave Squadron, by Harry Collingwood
  • When we got nearly abreast I went up to the first mate and asked him what she was. Cited from Peter Trawl, by W. H. G. Kingston
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Meaning of abreast

  • adverb Alongside each other, facing in the same direction