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01. Christians believe that Jesus Christ died on the [cross] for mankind's sins.
02. The Finnish flag is a blue [cross] on a white background, and was adopted in 1918.
03. He was killed while attempting to [cross] the Pacific Ocean in a hot air balloon.
04. She was bumped by a car while [crossing] the street, but was okay.
05. Every mother tells her child to look both ways before [crossing] the street.
06. The Danish flag, with a white [cross] on a red background, is the oldest national flag in the world.
07. The young boy helped the elderly woman [cross] the street.
08. The angry young child stood with his arms [crossed], and a big frown on his face.
09. The nation of Gambia is a long narrow strip of land which is [crossed] by a huge river.
10. The kids were jumping from rock to rock in order to [cross] the stream.
11. Television signals [cross] our continent by relay towers.
12. The first line of John McCrae's famous war poem reads, "In Flanders Fields the poppies blow, between the [crosses] row on row."
13. He [crossed] his arms across his chest and stared at me.
14. She [crossed] her long legs in front of her and leaned back in her chair.
15. The shifting sands of the desert in some parts of Egypt can make for a difficult and dangerous [crossing].
16. Garlic, holy water and [crosses] are all useful for keeping vampires away.
17. The priest made the sign of the [cross] and then walked slowly away.
18. Thousands of refugees have [crossed] the border in search of a safe place to hide.
19. It took weeks for the boats to [cross] the ocean, and many of the passengers died during the trip.
20. Police believe the terrorists [crossed] the border at night.
21. A slight smile [crossed] her face when she saw her husband entering the room.
22. It's too dangerous to [cross] the highway here; let's go up to the corner where there's a light.
23. Jesus Christ was nailed to a [cross] by the Romans and left to die.
24. Your mother is [cross] with you for forgetting to wash the dishes before going out.
25. The teacher was a little [cross] with the students for doing such a poor job on their homework.
26. If you get [cross] about something, talk to me instead of just holding it in.
27. She gets [cross] whenever her boyfriend talks to other girls.
28. The [crossing] to the mainland takes an hour and forty minutes by ferry.
29. The chicken [crossed] the road to get to the other side.
30. Hundreds of thousands of African slaves died during the [crossing] of the Atlantic.
31. They [crossed] the two dogs to get the best features of both in one animal.
32. They [crossed] the two plants to get a sweeter fruit with a tougher peel.
33. A huge [cross] sits atop the hill overlooking the city.
34. Thousands of the faithful paraded behind the young men as they dragged their heavy [crosses] up the hill to the church.
35. A mule is a [cross] between a horse and a donkey.
36. Bill Vaughan once noted that a citizen of America will [cross] the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't [cross] the street to vote in a national election.
37. A Bambara proverb states that God gives nothing to those who keep their arms [crossed].

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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