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have (one's) fingers crossed
To hope that something one desires will come to pass or turn out to be true. I studied for that exam for two weeks, so I have my fingers crossed that I get a good grade. I have my fingers crossed that my packages get delivered in time for Christmas!
have/keep your ˈfingers crossed,
cross your ˈfingers(informal) hope that something will be successful; wish somebody good luck: I’m going to give my first lecture tomorrow, so keep your fingers crossed for me, won’t you? ♢ Good luck, Ingrid. Fingers crossed!
People often cross the first two fingers of one hand when they use this expression.