cross one's fingers

cross one's fingers  {v. phr.}
1a. Скрещивать пальцы на руке на удачу.
Mary crossed her fingers during the race so that Tom would win.
1b. или keep one's fingers crossed  {informal} Желать удачи.
Keep your fingers crossed while I take the test.
2. Скрещивать два пальца на руке в качестве оправдания лжи.
Johnny crossed his fingers when he told his mother the lie.
Категории: hand {informal} {v. phr.}