|cream of the crop
||best of the group, the finest ones
||Only the cream of the crop will be invited to the interviews.
||hit you, knock you down, knock you flat
||If Jon discovers you lied to him, he'll cream you. He'll hit you.
||strange person, pervert, weirdo
||What a creep! He looks like a stray dog!
||(See that's a crock)
||false tears, phony sadness
||Her crocodile tears don't fool me. She just wants sympathy.
||happen, occur, come up
||I'm planning to go to Montreal unless something crops up - like an airline strike.
|cross my heart and hope to die
||promise sincerely, honestly, under oath
||I'll pay you back on Friday, cross my heart and hope to die.
|cross over Jordan
||die, buy the farm, pass away
||Before dad crossed over, he told us to care for our mother.
|cross over to the other side
||die, kick the bucket, pass away
||Some people cross over to the other side - and return!
||We'll cross paths again, I'm sure. Until then, good luck.