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cross (one) (up)
To defy, challenge, or frustrate one. Don't cross that guy if you want a job in publishing—he's a celebrated editor. Stephen has crossed me up so many times I just can't trust him anymore.
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to oppose someone. You best not cross Jim. He has a very bad temper. This is the last time you cross me, you hear?
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tv. to go against someone; to thwart someone. Don’t cross me up if you know what’s good for you.