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cross your fingers

to ​hope very much that something will ​happen: I'm just going to cross my ​fingers and ​hope it ​works.

cross your fingers

(also keep your fingers crossed)C2 to ​hope that things will ​happen in the way that you ​want them to: She has her ​exam this ​morning so ​crossyourfingers. We're ​keepingourfingerscrossed that the ​weatherstaysnice.
(Definition of cross your fingers from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cross your fingers”
in Chinese (Simplified) 祈求好运, 希望,但愿…
in Chinese (Traditional) 祈求好運, 希望,但願…
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