Definition of cross that bridge when one comes to it
- I don't know how we'll pay the bills if you quit your job, but we'll cross that bridge when we come to it.
: a structure consisting of an upright with a transverse beam used especially by the ancient Romans for execution
: the cross on which Jesus was crucified
: to lie or be situated across
: to make the sign of the cross upon or over
: lying across or athwart
: moving across
: running counter : opposite
: not parallel : crisscross, crosswise
: a structure carrying a pathway or roadway over a depression or obstacle (such as a river)
: a time, place, or means of connection or transition
: something resembling a bridge in form or function: such as
: to make a bridge (see 1bridge) over or across
: to provide with a bridge
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