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verb as in cross

verb as in span

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His father, a businessman and riding mechanic, was friends with Henry Ford, who hired him to set up Ford dealerships across the country.

“Telehealth has certainly been a big part of the response to the pandemic, and it’s been highly successful,” says Ford Professor of Economics Jonathan Gruber ’87, who specializes in health-care economics.

His Ford Mustang will represent a different type of balance at this weekend’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 253 at Daytona, with his team, Roush Fenway Racing, now NASCAR’s first to be certified carbon neutral.

Kudos to Ford for trying something new, but in practice the system feels awkward.

Ford plans to invest $22 billion in vehicle electrification through 2025, an amount that's nearly double its prior plans, the company said.

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The star of the film was Glenn Ford, but I barely noticed him.

The first day of Liberty, I was hanging around waiting for Ford to come in.

Harold Ford Jr. is a former U.S. Representative from Tennessee.

Ford Madox Ford raged against English novelists from Henry Fielding to George Meredith.

I have set aside the next six years to write a biography of Gerald Ford.

During this day the party had to cross a river which was too deep to ford, and over which there was no sort of bridge.

Passing some way along the water side, he found the banks high and the water deep, and no ford but the one he had crossed.

He kept the ford; and, when his men came up, they found fourteen slain, and the rest in retreat.

And soon the wooded hills were dotted with small herds moving toward the ford.

Soon the ford was filled, and the reindeer began to press up the narrow river valley.


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On this page you'll find 80 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ford, such as: cruise, cut across, navigate, pass over, ply, and sail.

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