Meaning of “cross your fingers” in the English Dictionary

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"cross your fingers" in British English

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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 cross your fingers.

(Definition of “cross your fingers” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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