Adjective(1) being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge
Adverb(1) alongside each other, facing in the same direction
(1) We set out along a series of paths just wide enough for two horses to walk abreast .(2) You can see them walking three abreast and you have to walk into the road to get past.(3) Mr Gonsell spends half an hour a day reading the New York Times and Washington Post to keep abreast with international news.(4) the cart came abreast of the Americans in their rickshaw(5) A tiny arched drawbridge spanned the channel, wide enough for two people to walk abreast .(6) The secret passage was wide enough for three or four men to walk abreast .(7) Conveying a fluid sense of motion, simple outlines portray two lions walking abreast .(8) They often, too, ride two abreast , causing car drivers to swerve to the other side of the road to pass them.(9) So when two cyclists - one of my other pet peeves - cut him off by riding two abreast , I kindly offered to open the passenger door and clean them up for him.(10) they were riding three abreast(11) It is virtually impossible to walk two abreast along the pavement and for wheelchairs and pushchairs it is a complete nightmare.(12) There are the people who walk three abreast and really slowly forcing you to lower your pace until you spot a chance to get around them.(13) keeping abreast of developments(14) Cyclists may feel a little more inclined to use the towpath if pedestrians did not walk four abreast and refuse to give way until the last minute and dog walkers kept their dogs on a short lead and cleaned up after their dogs.(15) Before them stretched a long corridor, allowing only three people to walk abreast .(16) Everyone is entitled to walk the streets of the town - but not to take them over and walk four and five abreast .
(1) keep abreast of :: の後れを取りません
(2) abreast of :: 並んで
(3) be abreast :: 並んこと
1. au fait ::
2. au courant ::
3. in a row ::
4. side by side ::
5. alongside ::
6. level ::
7. beside each other ::
8. shoulder to shoulder ::
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