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 Meanings and Examples of CROSS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
cross
 a.  angry and annoyed
 v.  move, pass, or extend from one side to the other side
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He saw a scarcely perceptible tremor cross her face, and without knowing what he did he stooped his head and kissed the bit of stuff in his hold.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
2  They would cross that bridge when they came to it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
3  Henry was her cross and she must bear him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
4  She was seldom seen on Peachtree Street or in any nice neighborhood, but when she did appear respectable women made haste to cross the street to remove themselves from her vicinity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
5  An dey driv dey cannons an waggins cross de cotton till it plum ruint, cept a few acres over on de creek bottom dat dey din notice.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
6  Now, Yankees and a cross voice were linked forever in his mind and he was afraid of his mother.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
7  Atlanta, like all Southern towns, had its share of dowagers whom no one cared to cross.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
8  She heard him cross the floor of the hall to the children's play room and open the door.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIV
9  "Oh, all right," he said with a laugh one morning and moved the narrow white cross bar higher.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIX
10  Well, the cross was heavier now.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXI
11  "I'm sorry I was cross," she said, speaking with difficulty.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXII
12  It's just that I--I'm sorry I was cross, Auntie.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXII
13  He took another cross street, and without breasting the throng on the Promenade, made his way to the fashionable club which overlooks that thoroughfare.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
14  She trailed down the street on one side, back on the other, glancing into the cross streets.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
15  Even in town the roads were a furrowed welter of mud, hideous to view and difficult to cross.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
Example Sentence: (75 in 6 pages)
16  The tour manager's role is a cross between hostess and courier.
17  The contestants are drawn from a cross section of society.
18  The clinic deals with a wide cross - section of society.
19  The demonstration provided a platform for a broad cross section of speakers.
20  The study group was selected from a broad cross section of the population.
21  Another benefit for business is the elimination of currency risk in the Euro area - the possibility that you might lose money in cross border trade because of exchange rate movements.
22  The pipeline would cross on route from Iran, earning the Pakistani government millions of dollars in transit fees.
23  Use the subway to cross the road.
24  She will conquer her fear and cross the shaking bridge by herself.
25  The laws will reinforce authority to turn boats away from Australia and impose prison sentences on the crews of boats which do cross the border.
26  You can cross the river a short distance below (ie downstream from) the waterfall.
27  Would you rather put me on a cross or a guillotine?
28  There was a cross in the left boot heel made with big nails, to keep off the devil.
29  A mule is a cross between a mare and a donkey.
30  It took them several days to cross the Atlantic Ocean.