- Against the grain See Across the grain.
- When cool enough to handle, cut breast meat (with skin) from bone, and slice thinly across the grain; pull bones from legs, and shred meat and skin.
- When these fabrics are used, however, one may ignore the grain and simply cut across the fabric at right angles to the selvage.
- He beckoned to me from across the street.
- The grain crop has gone down this year.