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English definition of “cross”

cross

verb (IN SPORT)    /krɒs/ US  /krɑːs/
[I or T] in some sports, to hit, kick, or throw the ball across the playing area to another player, not forwards or backwards: He crossed (the ball) to Bremer, who somehow failed to score from two metres out.
(Definition of cross verb (IN SPORT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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