Sentence Examples with the word abreast

Coming abreast of the caleche he ran beside it.

She didn.t hear Kris draw abreast until the man stood at her side, staring at the gorgeous woman approaching.

Passed the Act of Supremacy through parliament, may be fixed as the date when England entered definitively upon a career of intellectual development abreast with the foremost nations of the continent.

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Then on the 21st the French, who were on the right next to the Straits, pushed their line forward as the result of a wellplanned local offensive, and this achievement was followed up on the 28th by a successful operation on the part of the British on the extreme left, by which the line at that end was advanced to nearly abreast of Krithia.

If other sister churches were reporting progress, or were simply keeping abreast of the population, these facts would not be so ominous as they undoubtedly are.

The first, as has been already said, was the one true historian who wrote during the dark time of the 7th8th centuries; the second became the pride of the court of Charles the Great for his unrivalled scholarship. At the coming of Augustine England had been a barbarous country; a century and a half later she was more than abreast of the civilization of the rest of Europe.

The three of them walked abreast along a narrow road consisting of no more than two bare strips of dirt in the grass.

In education the Catholic Church endeavours to keep abreast with the best.

The British consul and the customs outdoor staff occupy foreign-built houses on Conquest Island, which lies abreast of the city.

It may, therefore, be useful to compare the progress made in the United States of America and in Great Britain in order to show that, while the industry is incomparably larger and of more importance in America and Canada than in Great Britain, British bee-keepers have been abreast of the times in all things apicultural.