Cross Off

Cross Off

Infinitive: Cross Off
Present Tense: Cross Off/ Crosses Off
-ing Form: Crossing Off
Past Tense: Crossed Off
Past Participle: Crossed Off
It is a separable phrasal verb that can
be used in one way
  1. 1

    To remove or delete someone or something from a list.

    The teacher crossed the student's name off the roster when he hadn't showed up for class in four days.
    If you change your mind, let me know, so I can cross your name off the members list.

Cross Off
  1. Well, I can ______ bungee jumping ____ my bucket list.
  2. That's one more thing we can ______ ___ our To-Do list.
  3. They didn't have any bread, so don't ______ it ____ the list.
  4. Hank has been _______ ____ the days on the calendar in anticipation of seeing his girlfriend.
  5. Why'd you ______ him ____ your friend's list so fast?

Listen for the phrasal verb Cross Off in the video clip from the movie Major League

  1. Board Member 1: I've never heard of half of these guys and the ones I do know are way past their prime.

    Charlie Donovan: Most of these guys never had a prime.

    Rachel Phelps: The facts are we lost our two best players to free agency. We haven't won a pennant in over thirty-five years, we haven't placed higher than fourth in the last fifteen. Obviously it's time for some changes.

    Board Member 2: This guy here is dead!

    Rachel Phelps: ______ him ___, then!
  2. What was the conversation about?

Change the sentences above into questions, then change them into negatives.

  • Well, I can cross bungee jumping off my bucket list.
    That’s one more thing we can cross off our To-Do list.
    They didn’t have any bread, so don’t cross it off the list.
    Hank has been crossing off the days on the calendar in anticipation of seeing his girlfriend.
    Why’d you crossed/cross him out your friend’s list so fast? (Why’d = “Why would you” or “Why had you” ? )

  • LOIEnglish

    This isn’t an official written contraction so it shouldn’t be used in written English however, in spoken English we often cut out ‘did’ and just say the ‘d’ sound. So ‘Why did you’, becomes ‘why’d you’ cross him out

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