Definition of 'cross'
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Why did the marshal cross the road? Times, Sunday Times (2016)That means you have space out wide and are able to get in more crosses. The Sun (2016)They also face accusations of crossing another line. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Women will cross the street to ask you where you got your dress. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One squadron took two days to cross a river, the men working the whole time quite naked. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They belong to the poppy family, and have four petals arranged in the shape of a cross. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two things crossed my mind. The Sun (2017)WHEN offered the opportunity to cross something off your bucket list you do it, right? The Sun (2016)Football may not yet (fingers crossed) be about to lose one of its favourite sons to retirement. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our paths crossed by chance one morning and we chatted about old times. The Sun (2012)She has a bright red scar in the shape of a cross on her forehead. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Within seconds she disappeared into a cross street. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)The idea of writing something had crossed my mind. The Passion of Michel Foucault (1993)The only other play areas involve crossing three main roads. The Past is Before Us - feminism in action since the 1960s (1989)So the pair kept their fingers crossed this time. Kevin Keegan - Black and White (1993)This suggests we have crossed a boundary. The Sun (2012)They chose a red cross on white field for their banner and symbol. Christianity Today (2000)The trust has been attacked by animal rights groups for allowing legal hunts to cross its land. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Drivers wanting to cross those routes can expect longer waits at the lights as a result. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When the camera is off you can see his face crossed with pain. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The whole thing about crossing their legs and what they should wear. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The winger crossed either side of halftime to take his tally for the season to six. The Sun (2014)The challenge is to help people to understand the new direction and work in concert rather than at cross purposes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)One in four people worry about how cross they feel and almost a third of us have trouble controlling our anger. The Sun (2014)Where the two cross, you will find your site. A Guide to Megalithic Ireland (1992)From a standing position bend your left knee and cross your right leg around your left leg, hooking your right foot on your left leg. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They moved 350 miles to Cornwall where the collie cross vanished and spent all their spare time trying to track her down. The Sun (2006)
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