cross over

intransitive verb
: to reach a broader audience

crossed over to the pop charts

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cross over [phrasal verb]
cross over or cross over (something)
1 : to move or go from one side of (something) to the other

The deer crossed over to the other side of the river.

The bridge crosses over the river.

2 : to change from one type of character or condition to another

People were crossing over to vote for the other party's candidate. [=people in one political party were voting for the other party's candidate]

The singer crossed over from country to pop. [=the singer changed his style of music from country to pop]

— see also crossover
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Main Entry:cross

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • cross over — ► cross over (of an artist) begin to appeal to a wider audience. Main Entry: ↑cross …   English terms dictionary

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  • Cross over — Crossover Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cross over — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms cross over : present tense I/you/we/they cross over he/she/it crosses over present participle crossing over past tense crossed over past participle crossed over 1) to stop supporting one group and start… …   English dictionary

  • cross-over —   and cross over appeal   a film or production that is made for one audience, but may easily cross over to another unexpected audience; also refers to a film, actor, or production that appeals to different demographic groups or age groups and can …   Glossary of cinematic terms

  • cross·over — /ˈkrɑːsˌoʊvɚ/ noun, pl overs [count] : a change from one style or type of activity to another The actor made a smooth crossover to politics. a rock musician s crossovers into jazz and soul music often used before another noun a successful… …   Useful english dictionary


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