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Meaning of "cross someone's path" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CROSS SOMEONE'S PATH

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CROSS SOMEONE'S PATH

cross one´s fingers
cross one´s heart
cross one´s mind
cross potent
cross press
cross product
cross protection
cross relation
Cross River
cross section
cross someone´s palm
cross street
cross swell
cross swords
cross the Rubicon
cross trainers
cross training
cross vine
cross volley
cross wires

WORDS THAT END LIKE CROSS SOMEONE'S PATH

approach path
bicycle path
bridle path
critical path
cycle path
flare path
flight path
footpath
garden path
glide path
homeopath
lead a person up the garden path
mean free path
osteopath
path
primrose path
psychopath
the primrose path
to lead sb up the garden path
towing path

Synonyms and antonyms of cross someone's path in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CROSS SOMEONE'S PATH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «cross someone's path» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of cross someone's path

Translation of «cross someone's path» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CROSS SOMEONE'S PATH

Find out the translation of cross someone's path to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cross someone's path from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cross someone's path» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

穿越别人的路
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cruzar el camino de alguien
570 millions of speakers

English

cross someone´s path
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

किसी का रास्ता पार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عبور الطريق لشخص ما
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пересечь чью-то путь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cruzar o caminho de alguém
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কেউ এর পাথ ক্রস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

traverser le chemin de quelqu´un
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menyeberang jalan seseorang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

überqueren jemand in den Weg
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

誰かのパスを横切る
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

다른 사람의 경로를 교차
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nglintasi path wong
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

qua con đường của một ai đó
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒருவரின் பாதையை கடக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोणाच्या तरी मार्ग ओलांडू
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Birini geçmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

attraversare il percorso di qualcuno
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przekroczyć czyjąś ścieżkę
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

перетнути чиюсь шлях
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

traversa calea cuiva
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διασχίζουν το δρόμο κάποιου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

steek iemand se pad
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

korsa någons väg
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

krysse noens vei
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cross someone's path

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CROSS SOMEONE'S PATH»

The term «cross someone's path» is used very little and occupies the 180.964 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CROSS SOMEONE'S PATH»

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Concise English Dictionary
... over one's heart: cross someone's mind to flash across someone's mind: cross someone's palm to put a coin in someone's hand; cross someone's path to come in someone's way: to thwart someone; cross swords toenter into a dispute (with);  ...
G. (Ed ). Davidson, 2007
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Chambers Pocket Dictionary
cross someone's path to encounter someone. — cross swords with to have a disagreement or argument with. — make the sign of the Cross to make a gesture representing Christ's cross. [OE cros, from Lat crux] crossbar n 1 a horizontal bar,  ...
Elaine Higgleton, Howard Sargeant, Anne Seaton, 1992
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The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
1700] Also see GREASE sOMEONE's PALM. cross someone's path Encounter or meet someone, especially unexpectedly. For example, John didn't know her name, so he was hoping she would cross his path again soon, or She swore she  ...
Christine Ammer, 2013
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O Lord I Do Love Thee
... you Lord that you chose me to do this work for you. Let me obey be faithful to pray to follow through for you. Yes, All belongs to God! Trust, Plan, And Obey When you start out with the 38 Marguerite B. White When You Cross Someone's Path.
Marguerite B. White, Xlibris Corporation, 2010
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The Chambers Dictionary
... someone's palm to put a coin in someone's hand, as a payment; cross someone's path to come in someone's way, to meet someone; to thwart someone ; cross swords to enter into a dispute (with); on the cross diagonally; dishonestly ( slang).
Allied Chambers, 1998
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Webster's New World Dictionary
... irritable 4 of mixed variety or breed — cross off (or out) to cancel as by drawing lines across — cross someone's mind to come suddenly to someone's mind — cross someone's path to meet someone — crossly adv. CfOSS'bar' n. a bar, line,  ...
Michael Agnes, 2003
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Advanced Learner's Dictionary
... mistake, etc. cross one's bridges when one comes to them to worry about a problem when it arises, and not before. cross one's mind to occur to one briefly: It never crossed my mind that he might be lying. cross someone's path to come into  ...
Turton, 1998
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Chambers Idioms
... patched up their disagreement. path beat a path to (someone's) door to visit ( someone) very often or in very large numbers: She became so famous that people from all over the world beat a path to her door. cross (someone's) path to be met ...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms
... patched up their disagreement. path beat a path to (someone's) door to visit ( someone) very often or in very large numbers: She became so famous that people from all over the world beat a path to her door. cross (someone's) path to be met ...
Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz, 1993
10
The Sterling Book of Idioms
... roses a career free from obstacles My job is not exactly a path strewn with roses; not a day passes without afresh problem. to cross someone's path to thwart someone; to meet someone accidentally Let me know if he crosses your path again ...
Gratian Vas, 2000

4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CROSS SOMEONE'S PATH»

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Happn Attracts $8 Million To Roll Out Its Tinder-Like App Globally
Every time you cross someone's path, this person's profile will be added to the top of your feed. Then, you can like people and potentially start ... «TechCrunch, Dec 14»
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Happn Is A Dating App Powered By Real Life Interactions
Every time you cross someone's path, this person's profile will be added to the top of your feed. It works like Highlight, but for dating. “The app ... «TechCrunch, Jul 14»
3
Witch-hunting exploits stun villagers
In their line of business, Moyo said, it was easy to cross someone's path, so they lived on what he called “grace”. Email, RSS Follow ... «NewsDay, Nov 12»
4
Griego: A football coach's proof of the geometry of life
You cross someone's path; they cross yours. Maybe you never meet again. Maybe you spend the rest of your life together or a single football ... «Denver Post, Jun 09»

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« EDUCALINGO. Cross someone's path [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cross-someones-path>. Dec 2019 ».
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