Idioms: cross someone -- crux of the matter

cross someone go against someone, insult someone People are afraid to cross Phil because he has a violent temper.
cross that bridge when I come to it make that decision when it is necessary, do not jump the gun If interest rates begin to drop, I can buy bonds, but I'll cross that bridge when I come to it.
cross your fingers (See keep your fingers crossed)
cruise drive the streets looking for fun and friends, bomb around It was Sunday afternoon and we were cruising the streets looking for chicks.
cruise drive around in a car, bomb around On summer nights we cruise the streets looking for fun.
cruising for a bruising inviting a fight, asking for it The new kid was cruisin' for a bruisin' - insulting everybody.
crummy poor quality, lousy, shabby We canceled the picnic because of the crummy weather.
crunch (See the crunch)
crush on (See a crush on)
crux of the matter (See the crux of the matter)
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