Definition of 'oncoming'
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The driver was watching a film when the car failed to spot an oncoming lorry. The Sun (2016)She crossed lanes, clipped one oncoming car then hit another head-on. The Sun (2016)Her car hit two oncoming vehicles before it came to a halt. The Sun (2013) Drivers in the oncoming lane flashing their lights will often warn you of an approaching speed trap. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Then he walked into the path of an oncoming train. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)The latter group routinely drive on the other side of the white line into oncoming traffic. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They detect oncoming vehicles and prepare to switch to green. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They feared the store was about to close and so blocked an oncoming car. The Sun (2008)Is there any light at the end of the tunnel or is it just an oncoming train? The Sun (2008)It feels as if the engine may stall in front of oncoming traffic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The car pulls out into traffic and then is demolished by an oncoming vehicle. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He explained that police would flag down oncoming cars for a roadside check. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Both vehicles were sent spinning before hitting oncoming traffic and knocking a motorcyclist from his machine. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The system has a safeguard built in to ensure that the drivers of oncoming cars are not dazzled. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They drove ahead of him on the other side of the crash barrier and flashed their lights to warn oncoming cars. The Sun (2014)That woman just behind him, might push me into the path of an oncoming bus. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Five or six kilometres from home they crashed into an oncoming German lorry. Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)It's illegal and blinds oncoming drivers. The Sun (2010)The masochistic duo soon discover why, as they find themselves dodging oncoming buses and trucks and try to avoid the edges of crumbling mountain roads. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I crossed the street to thank him with a dollar and was nearly crushed by an oncoming Madison Avenue bus. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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