cross that bridge when one comes to it

idiom

Definition of cross that bridge when one comes to it 

: to not worry about a possible problem until it actually happens 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.

Learn More about cross that bridge when one comes to it

Share cross that bridge when one comes to it

Resources for cross that bridge when one comes to it

Statistics for cross that bridge when one comes to it

Look-up Popularity

Comments on cross that bridge when one comes to it

What made you want to look up cross that bridge when one comes to it? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to enclose within walls

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!