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abreast

adverb uk   us   /əˈbrest/
used to say that two or more people are next to each other and moving in the same direction: We were running/swimming two abreast. The motorcyclist came abreast of her car and shouted abuse at her.keep abreast of sth to make sure you know all the most recent facts about a subject or situation: I try to keep abreast of any developments.
Translations of “abreast”
in Vietnamese sánh vai…
in Spanish a la misma altura, a la par…
in Thai เคียงข้าง…
in Malaysian beriringan…
in French côte à côte…
in German nebeneinander…
in Chinese (Traditional) 並排, 並肩…
in Indonesian berdampingan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 并排, 并肩…
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