Translation of cross in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 [Religion/Religión] cruz (feminine) 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 cruzExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (mark, sign) cruz (feminine) to make a cross hacer* una cruz
- 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.
- 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.
Example sentences1.3 (medal) the Iron Cross la Cruz de Hierro
- 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.
- 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.
- 2 [Biology/Biología] (hybrid) cruce (masculine), cruza (feminine) (Latin America/América Latina) a cross between anger and disbelief una mezcla de ira e incredulidadExample sentences
- 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.
- 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/Deporte] 3.1 (in soccer) pase (masculine) cruzado 3.2 (in boxing) cruzado (masculine), cross (masculine) right/left cross cruzado or cross de derecha/izquierdaExample sentences
- 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.
- 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.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 2 (put crosswise) [arms/legs] cruzar* to cross one's eyes ponerse* or (in Mexico also/en México también) hacer* bizco, poner* los ojos bizcos we have a crossed line [Telecom] se han cruzado las líneas, está ligado (Argentina) (Venezuela) 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
- 5 (crossbreed) [plants/breeds] cruzar* to cross sth
withsth cruzar* algo conalgo
- 7 [Sport/Deporte] [ball] cruzar*, tirar cruzado
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
reflexive verb/verbo reflexivo
- to cross oneself persignarse, santiguarse*, hacerse* la señal de la cruz
adjective/adjetivo (-er, -est)
- (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) enojado (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) , enfadado (especially Spain/especialmente España) 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 (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) , enfadarse (especially Spain/especialmente España) 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
aboutsth estar* enojado or (especially Spain/especialmente España) enfadado poralgo
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