cross my heart and hope to die

Cross my heart and hope to die
People say this to show how sincere their promise is.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • cross your heart (and hope to die) — spoken phrase used as a way of making a promise, especially between children ‘I won’t tell – cross my heart!’ Thesaurus: words used by or to young childrenhyponym describing and relating to promises and promisingsynonym words used mainly by young …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cross my heart and hope to die. — Cross my heart (and hope to die). something that you say in order to emphasize that something is true. I want to go to the party with you, not Sarah cross my heart! …   New idioms dictionary

  • cross my heart (and hope to die) — cross my ˈheart (and hope to die) idiom (informal) used to emphasize that you are telling the truth or will do what you promise • I saw him do it cross my heart. Main entry: ↑crossidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross my heart (and hope to die) — used to emphasize the truthfulness and sincerity of what one is saying. → cross …   English new terms dictionary

  • cross my heart and hope to die — ► cross my heart (and hope to die) used to emphasize the truthfulness and sincerity of what one is saying. Main Entry: ↑cross …   English terms dictionary

  • 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 …   English idioms

  • cross\ one's\ heart\ and\ hope\ to\ die — • cross one s heart (and hope to die) v. phr. informal To say that what you have said is surely true; promise seriously that it is true. Often used by children in the longer form. Children often make a sign of a cross over the heart as they say… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cross one's heart and hope to die — promise that what you are saying is true I promise that I will pay you back the money next week. Cross my heart and hope to die …   Idioms and examples

  • and hope to die — and hope to die) To emphasize that one is being truthful by making the sign of a cross over one s heart ● cross …   Useful english dictionary

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