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cross over

  1. Change from one field or affiliation to another, as in Graham Greene crossed over from the Anglican to the Roman Catholic Church , or If he doesn't run I'm going to cross over to the Democratic Party . [First half of 1900s]

  2. Also, cross over to the other side . Die, as in It's a year since my grandmother crossed over to the other side . [c. 1930]

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Do you think their example has made it easier to convince big-name actors to cross over to television?

In classical Arabic, the word became julab, only to cross over into Latin as julapium.

Honoring Rosa Parks is important, but when you cross over into comparing yourself with her, it's time for a reality check.

Girls and boys began to cross-over-dress again, as they had done during the glam-rock years.

People are now speculating as to whether or not Jean Dujardin will be able to cross over into Hollywood roles.

We cross over the bridges that span salty channels, oozy and redolent of ocean and sea-weed during the hours of ebb.

Collingwood's only answer was to blow out a cloud of smoke, to cross over to the sofa and throw himself upon it.

St. Blase prayed and made the sign of the cross over the boy, and behold, he was cured.

Six divisions of K.'s new army are expected to cross over to France this month.

We have all of us our ferries (to cross over) in this world, and must know the river and its ways, or get drowned some day.


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