across the pond

Across the pond
(UK) This idiom means on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, used to refer to the US or the UK depending on the speaker's location.

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  • across the pond — across the ˈpond f6 idiom (informal) on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean from Britain/the US Main entry: ↑pondidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • across the pond — (UK)    This idiom means on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, used to refer to the US or the UK depending on the speaker s location.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • the pond — noun The Atlantic Ocean. I wonder how they do this on the other side of the pond. See Also: across the pond …   Wiktionary

  • The Pond—Moonlight — is a pictorialist photograph by Edward Steichen. The photograph was made in 1904 in Mamaroneck, New York, and features a forest across a pond, with part of the moon appearing over the horizon in a gap in the trees. The Pond Moonlight is an early… …   Wikipedia

  • Pond (disambiguation) — Pond may refer to:* Pond, a body of water smaller than a lake * Pond (asteroid), a flat or smooth deposit of fine regolith on an asteroid * Pond (currency), used in the Orange Free State, the South African Republic, and New Griqualand * Pond… …   Wikipedia

  • pond — S3 [pɔnd US pa:nd] n [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: POUND12] 1.) a small area of fresh water that is smaller than a lake, that is either natural or artificially made 2.) across the pond also on the other side of the pond informal on the other side of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • pond — is used jocularly to mean the sea, especially the Atlantic as separating Britain and America: • Jackie Collins, born British, wrote…huge, earnest tomes which even started to feature safe sex warnings when she took up residence across the pond J.… …   Modern English usage

  • Pond — A pond is a body of water smaller than a lake, both being examples of terrain features. Although the term pond is universally used to describe waterbodies that are smaller than lakes, an internationally recognised size cutoff has not yet been… …   Wikipedia

  • pond — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, large ▪ little, small ▪ shallow ▪ stagnant ▪ muddy …   Collocations dictionary

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