cross one's heart


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The Americanisms. English-Russian dictionary.. 2014.

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  • cross\ one's\ heart — • cross one s heart (and hope to die) v. phr. informal To say that what you have said is surely true; promise seriously that it is true. Often used by children in the longer form. Children often make a sign of a cross over the heart as they say… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cross one's heart — An expression used to emphasize the truth of a statement (often literally, by making the sign of the cross over one s heart) • • • Main Entry: ↑heart …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross one's heart — or[cross one s heart and hope to die] {v. phr.}, {informal} To say that what you have said is surely true; promise seriously that it is true. Often used by children in the longer form. Children often make a sign of a cross over the heart as they… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cross one's heart — or[cross one s heart and hope to die] {v. phr.}, {informal} To say that what you have said is surely true; promise seriously that it is true. Often used by children in the longer form. Children often make a sign of a cross over the heart as they… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cross one's heart — verb To attest to the truthfulness of an associated statement …   Wiktionary

  • cross one's heart — swear, take an oath …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cross\ one's\ heart\ and\ hope\ to\ die — • cross one s heart (and hope to die) v. phr. informal To say that what you have said is surely true; promise seriously that it is true. Often used by children in the longer form. Children often make a sign of a cross over the heart as they say… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cross one's heart and hope to die — promise that what you are saying is true I promise that I will pay you back the money next week. Cross my heart and hope to die …   Idioms and examples

  • cross — [krôs, kräs] n. [< ME cros & crois; cros < OE cros & ON kross, both < OIr cros < L crux (gen. crucis), a cross < IE * kreuk , extension of base * (s)ker , to turn, bend > L curvus; ME crois < OFr < L crux] 1. an upright… …   English World dictionary

  • heart — /hahrt/, n. 1. Anat. a hollow, pumplike organ of blood circulation, composed mainly of rhythmically contractile smooth muscle, located in the chest between the lungs and slightly to the left and consisting of four chambers: a right atrium that… …   Universalium

  • cross — crossable, adj. crossability, n. /kraws, kros/, n., v., adj., crosser, crossest. n. 1. a structure consisting essentially of an upright and a transverse piece, upon which persons were formerly put to death. 2. any object, figure, or mark… …   Universalium

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