There are 3 translations of cross in Spanish:

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Pronunciation: /krɔːs; krɒs/

n

  • 1 1.1 [Relig] cruz (f) to make the sign of the cross hacer* la señal de la cruz (cross oneself) persignarse, hacerse* la señal de la cruz, santiguarse* papal/Latin/Greek cross cruz papal/latina/griega to bear one's cross cargar* con or llevar su ( or mi etc) cruz we all have our cross to bear todos cargamos con or llevamos nuestra cruz
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    • The foundation of the Church is always the sacrifice of Christ on the Cross.
    • This was an expression of all the sins of the world put into one cup and poured out on Christ while He was on the Cross.
    • Your old sinful life was put to death on the Cross with Jesus, and buried with him in the grave.
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    • One way she does this is by stripping down, multiplying, and opening up the central symbol of Christianity, the cross.
    • Noting my covetousness, a native woman lifted her cross off her neck and placed it around mine.
    • A bible hung from his belt, and he wore a cross around his neck.
    1.2 (mark, sign) cruz (f) to make a cross hacer* una cruz
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    • Watch any low budget pre-election television show, lay back and listen while the terminally dumb mumble their excuses for not being able to put a cross on a piece of paper and pop it into a battered tin box.
    • Initially voters were required to mark as many crosses as there were vacancies and the candidates with greatest support, usually from the same party, were elected.
    • With the pointed end of a potato peeler or a small, sharp knife, cut out the core of the tomatoes and lightly mark a cross on their undersides.
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    • Use a green tick if the best option was chosen, a yellow tick for a partially correct answer, and a red cross for a totally wrong answer.
    • Put a cross against the wrong answer.
    • And there's ticks and crosses to indicate everyone's preferences.
    1.3 (medal) the Iron Cross la Cruz de Hierro
  • 2 [Biol] (hybrid) cruce (m), cruza (f) (AmL) a cross between anger and disbelief una mezcla de ira e incredulidad
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    • The first step is to make a cross between two parent plants.
    • Grandifloras are a cross between hybrid teas and floribundas.
    • Most hybrid striped bass that consumers purchase are a cross between female white bass and male striped bass.
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    • He was an imposing figure, a cross between Humpty Dumpty and a brigadier, who had rowed hard in his youth.
    • It's a cross between rap and line dancing if you can categorise it at all.
    • Weblogs, or blogs for short, are a cross between a diary, a web site, and an online community.
  • 3 [Sport] 3.1 (in soccer) pase (m) cruzado 3.2 (in boxing) cruzado (m), cross (m) right/left cross cruzado or cross de derecha/izquierda
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    • Jason kneed him in the stomach before following the blow with a right cross to his mouth.
    • Faster than I could recover, he whipped his massive fist into a right cross that took me in the jaw.
    • The messages from Moore's brain to the rest of his body were immediately scrambled by the perfectly timed right cross, and Moore fell down to the canvas in a heap.
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    • He creates so many goals for others with his precision crosses and his sweeping through balls.
    • His limp cross was kicked towards the Leeds goal by Ian Harte and only a smart save by Nigel Martyn kept things equal.
    • The former Rochdale man delivered a pin-point low cross for top-scorer Foster to turn home from close range.
  • 4 [Clothing] cut on the cross cortado al bies or al sesgo

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There are 3 translations of cross in Spanish:

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vt

  • 1 1.1 (go across) [road] cruzar*; [river/desert] cruzar*, atravesar* it crossed my/her/his mind that … se me/le ocurrió que …, me/le pasó por la cabeza que … 1.2 (lie across) [bridge/road/railway] cruzar*, atravesar*
  • 2 (put crosswise) [arms/legs] cruzar* to cross one's eyes ponerse* or (Méx tb) hacer* bizco, poner* los ojos bizcos we have a crossed line [Telec] se han cruzado las líneas, está ligado (Arg, Ven) to have one's lines o wires crossed [colloquial/familiar] those two seem to have their lines crossed parece que esos dos no hablan el mismo idioma I think maybe we've got our wires crossed me parece que no hablamos de lo mismo
  • 3 (put line through) to cross the t ponerle* el palito a la t
  • 4 (BrE) [Fin] cruzar* crossed cheque cheque (m) cruzado
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    • Extreme caution is needed where cheques are crossed and marked account payee only.
    • Subcontractors are also advised to pay workers by auto pay or crossed cheques.
    • This means that it is at the risk of the bank to accept a crossed cheque into someone else's account when it is written in favour of somebody else, which means that banks don't generally accept them.
  • 5 (crossbreed) [plants/breeds] cruzar* to cross sth with sth cruzar* algo con algo
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    • Arabian stallions were crossed with a few English mares at the end of the 17th and start of the 18th centuries to produce the thoroughbred.
    • Merino ewes, grown for their wool, are crossed with a meat breed, such as a border Leicester ram, to produce so-called first-cross meat sheep.
    • The South American bee was crossed with the African bee, the idea being to create a more ‘resistant’ bee, a hardy all-weather insect.
  • 6 (go against) [person] contrariar*; [plans] frustrar she doesn't like to be crossed no le gusta que la contraríen to be crossed in love [literario/literary] ser* desventurado en amores [literario/literary]
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    • So then, you've got PMS, and you're on the warpath, and you know that anyone who dares to cross you in any way, gets it!
    • Lately, he's taken to assailing university officials who dare to cross him on this explosive issue.
    • After suing anyone who dared to cross him, Douglas was finally imprisoned himself for libeling Winston Churchill.
  • 7 [Sport] [ball] cruzar*, tirar cruzado
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    • His ability to cross the ball and pass it over very long distances absolutely astonishes people.
    • Frank Foley went on a run from centre back, crossed the ball into the square for Thomas Doyle to equalise.
    • Germany attack down the left, the ball is crossed and Lukas Podolski tries a volley from inside the D of the Italy penalty area.

vi

  • 1.1 (walk across road) cruzar* to cross over (the road) cruzar* (la calle) before crossing look both ways antes de cruzar mire en ambos sentidos shall we cross over? ¿cruzamos? 1.2 (intersect) [paths/roads] cruzarse*
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    • Noticing this, he squeezed in as close as possible to the vehicle he was passing and we crossed with no more than a couple of feet to spare.
    • There were two tubes crossing in different directions.
    • Our paths never crossed again after playgroup anyway.
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    • Setting the tray down in the middle of the rug, David sat, crossing his legs.
    • I crossed my room and flicked on my stereo, turning it up as loud as it could then I sat on my bed with my legs crossed underneath me.
    • In addition, he showed how to decode body language: crossing one's legs when sitting was a sign of uneasiness, while standing with one's legs wide apart was the hallmark of a braggart.
    1.3 (pass one another) [letters] cruzarse*
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    • It would appear that our letters crossed and I therefore repeated this request on 15th May.
    • A letter from Alstom also of 18 June probably crossed with that letter.
    • Maybe the letters crossed over in the post.
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    • It was also hazardous for pedestrians to cross Cemetery Road, and she suggested traffic lights and a pelican crossing were needed.
    • Determined, she waited for a clear road before crossing the busiest stretch in the city to the other side.
    • Residents were also concerned that it would mean children having to cross New Road Side - even though the council has said a pedestrian crossing would be installed.
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    • The row erupted among a group of about 10 men - at least two of whom had crossed the nearby Border from the south.
    • Tens of thousands of mobile phone customers are believed to be caught in the trap of incurring international charges every time they cross the Border for work and leisure.
    • But persuading our English neighbours to cross the Border is a bigger problem than anyone thought.

v refl

Phrasal verbs

cross off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o, v + o + prep + o
[name/item] tachar she crossed it off the list lo tachó de la lista

cross out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[name/item] tachar

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There are 3 translations of cross in Spanish:

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adj (-er, -est)

  • (esp BrE) enojado (esp AmL) , enfadado (esp Esp) they've been married 50 years and never a cross word! llevan casados 50 años y nunca se han levantado la voz to get cross enojarse (esp AmL) , enfadarse (esp Esp) it makes me cross me da rabia I'm so cross with myself for forgetting estoy furiosa conmigo misma por haberme olvidado to be cross about sth estar* enojado or (esp Esp) enfadado por algo
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    • Now I think I was more cross with my mum than I was with my dad for not being there - I was definitely Daddy's little girl.
    • Yes, you might be able to tell, I am feeling quite cross with the world at large.
    • I remember being terribly cross with him, but he got away with a great deal because of his personal charm.

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