cross paths
phrasal to meet especially by chance <
crossed paths with an old friend on a business trip
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cross paths — ◇ When people cross paths or when their paths cross, they meet each other at a time that was not planned or expected. After they left college, it was many years before they crossed paths again. = It was many years before their paths crossed again …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross paths — verb To be, by chance, in the same physical place at the same time, as a result of two completely separate journeys. Presidential campaigns cross paths in up for grabs Iowa …   Wiktionary

  • cross paths — meet, encounter    We ll cross paths again, I m sure. Until then, good luck …   English idioms

  • cross|buck — «KRS BUHK», noun. a highway traffic sign consisting of two crosspieces forming an X to warn motorists that a railroad crossing is ahead. cross buck, Football. a play in which two backs cross paths as they head into the line of scrimmage, one to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross — cross1 W2S2 [krɔs US kro:s] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(go from one side to another)¦ 2¦(cross a line etc)¦ 3¦(two roads/lines etc)¦ 4¦(legs/arms/ankles)¦ 5 cross somebody s mind 6 cross somebody s face 7 cross your fingers 8¦(breed of plant/animal)¦ 9 somebody …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cross — cross1 W2S2 [krɔs US kro:s] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(go from one side to another)¦ 2¦(cross a line etc)¦ 3¦(two roads/lines etc)¦ 4¦(legs/arms/ankles)¦ 5 cross somebody s mind 6 cross somebody s face 7 cross your fingers 8¦(breed of plant/animal)¦ 9 somebody …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cross buck — noun Etymology: cross (III) : an offensive play in football in which a back faking to receive the ball charges into the line of scrimmage diagonally across the path of the ball carrier * * * Football. an offensive play in which two running backs… …   Useful english dictionary

  • paths will cross — See cross paths …   English idioms

  • cross buck — Football. an offensive play in which two running backs cross paths and charge into the line on opposite sides, one back receiving the ball from the quarterback and the other back faking possession. * * * …   Universalium

  • paths cross — phrase if two people’s paths cross, they meet without planning to Their paths were to cross several times in the years ahead. Thesaurus: to meet, or to introduce peoplesynonym Main entry: cross …   Useful english dictionary

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