Focus on the pronunciation of across
English definition of “across”
/əˈkrɔs/, /əˈkrɑs/ prep, adv [not gradable]
› from one side to the other side of, or at the other side of: We walked across the bridge. She was sitting across the aisle. He opened a store across the street from the theater. Over 300,000 refugees fled across the border. › If something is happening across the country, it is happening in all parts of the country.