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- v. To strike out; to draw a line through.
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- v. remove from a list
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For a few seconds he had the feeling that it was all a grotesque misunderstanding; he had an impulse to cross out his signature and to tear up the document; then everything came back to him again, he rubbed his pince-nez on his sleeve and handed the paper over the desk to Gletkin.
Once, when I was about eleven years old, while we still lived in Birmingham, I had tried to make a cross out of similarly dusty, cobweb-covered two-by-fours.
I’d been a Loco since I was fourteen; my father, Manny Mendoza, Sr., before me a legendary Loco who’d taken on nine members from 18th Street who dared cross out of their territory on a Friday night.
I go to the refrigerator and I cross out “ice cream” on Harold’s side of the list.
A Blood wears red and calls Crips “crabs”; he will cross out all c’s in his writing to show disrespect.