Definition of 'double-cross'
Example sentences containing 'double cross'
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Their manner, when they showed up, was so off, so beyond the expected awkwardness, that he should have sensed the double cross. A THEORY OF RELATIVITY (2001)
I wouldn't put it past him to double-cross Schrader, especially after the rumour I heard the other day. ALASTAIR MCLEAN'S 'NIGHT WATCH' (2001)`Even if we were to agree to your demands, what guarantees would we have that you wouldn't double-cross us once the ransom had been paid? CODE BREAKER (2001)At the time I did it as a safeguard against Pruitt trying to double-cross me after the hit. THE DEVIL'S DOOR (2001)
Maybe you and Bobby were lovers and conspired to double-cross me and Shawn. IN A STRANGE CITY (2001)
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Used Rarely. double cross is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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