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Словосочетания со словом cross

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across the board
across-the-board
So that equal amounts of money are bet on the same horse to win a race, to place second, or third.
Often used with hyphens as an adjective.
I bet $6 on the white horse across the board.
I made an across-the-board bet on the white horse.
Including everyone or all, so that all are included.
Often used with hyphens as an adjective.
The President wanted taxes lowered across the board.
The workers at the store got an across-the-board pay raise.
at cross purposes
With opposing meanings or aims; with opposing effect or result; with aims which hinder or get in each other's way.
Tom's parents acted at cross purposes in advising him; his father wanted him to become a doctor; but his mother wanted him to become a minister.
carry one's cross
bear one's cross
To live with pain or trouble; keep on even though you suffer or have trouble.
Weak ankles are a cross Joe carries while the other boys play basketball.
We didn't know the cheerful woman was bearing her cross, a son in prison.
come across
run across
To find or meet by chance.
He came across a dollar bill in the suit he was sending to the cleaner.
I came across George at a party last week; it was the first time I had seen him in months.
The other day I ran across a book that you might like.
While Cheryl was cleaning the attic, she came across some very old coins. It took her by surprise to run across something like that.
Compare:
come onrun into
To give or do what is asked.
The robber told the woman to come across with her purse.
For hours the police questioned the man suspected of kidnapping the child, and finally he came across with the story.
cross a bridge before one comes to it
don't cross your bridges until you come to them
To worry about future events or trouble before they happen. Usually used in negative sentences, often as a proverb.
"Can I be a soldier when I grow up, Mother?" asked Johnny. "Don't cross that bridge until you come to it," said his mother.
Compare:
borrow trouble
cross fire
crossfire
Firing in a fight or battle from two or more places at once so that the lines of fire cross.
The soldiers on the bridge were caught in the crossfire coming from both sides of the bridge.
Fast or angry talking back and forth between two or more people; also, a dispute; a quarrel.
There was a cross fire of excited questions and answers between the parents and the children who had been lost in the woods.
The principal and the graduates quarreled about the football team, and the coach was caught in the cross fire and lost his job.
cross one's fingers
keep one's fingers crossed
keep your fingers crossed
To cross two fingers of one hand for good luck. To wish for good luck.
Скрестить пальцы на удачу; надеяться что все пройдет гладко. Желать удачи.
Mary crossed her fingers during the race so that Tom would win.
I have a job interview today. Keep your fingers crossed for me, will you?
У меня сегодня собеседование на работу. Скрестишь пальцы на удачу, хорошо?
Let’s keep our fingers crossed that we got passing grades on that college entrance exam.
Jerry kept his fingers crossed that the good weather would hold up for the picnic he was planning for the coming weekend.
Keep your fingers crossed while I take the test.
I crossed my fingers for you.
Я держала кулаки за тебя.
To cross two fingers of one hand to excuse an untruth that you are telling.
Johnny crossed his fingers when he told his mother the lie.
cross one's heart
cross one's heart and hope to die
To say that what you have said is surely true; promise seriously that it is true. Often used by children in the longer form. Children often make a sign of a cross over the heart as they say it, for emphasis.
Поклясться; "не сойти мне с этого места"; "вот тебе крест".
"Cross my heart, I didn't hide your bicycle," Harry told Tom.
"I didn't tell the teacher what you said. Cross my heart and hope to die," Mary said to Lucy.
I can swear that everything I say is true. Cross my heart and hope to die.
Я могу поклясться, что все, что я говорю, правда. Не сойти мне с этого места.