cross my heart and hope to die

EnglishEdit

PhraseEdit

cross my heart and hope to die

  1. (idiomatic) added to a promise or a statement to show how serious one was about being honest in what one said

Usage notesEdit

Used mostly by children, and by adults in imitation of children.

Another version is "cross my heart and hope to die, stick a needle in my eye".

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Last modified on 11 January 2014, at 10:01