keep one's fingers crossed
The operation is almost complete. He looks like he's going to be fine.
I'll keep my fingers crossed.
We kept our fingers crossed as they announced the results of the contest.
Good luck! I'll keep my fingers crossed.
A: Are you going to ask her for a date tomorrow?
B: Yeah. Keep your fingers crossed!
Make sure you blow out the candle before you go to bed.
He made sure to lock the door when he left.
Who makes sure that these computers are turned off at night?
A: I am going to Hawaii this summer.
B: Make sure to take lots of sun screen!
You've got to be careful when you cross the road. You don't want to get run over!
I ran over a snake in the road this morning.
A bicyclist ran over her toe!
A: What happened to my flowers?
B: That boy ran over them on his bike.
The sofa takes up a lot of space in the living room.
Painting a house takes up a lot or time.
That old sofa takes up a lot of space. Let's get rid of it.
A: I'm sorry to take up so much of your time, doctor.
B: No problem. I'm glad you are feeling better.
Dogs tend to be friendly and loyal to their owners.
His boss tends to worry about every little thing.
Traffic tends to get heavy around five in the evening.
A: I'm going to take a jacket to the movies.
B: Good idea. It tends to be cold in the theater.