The twists of the pretzel resemble arms crossed in prayer. Within the Christian Church, pretzels are associated with Lent and Easter. The pretzel’s ingredients and shape have religious significance. Pretzels made with simple flour and water can be eaten during Lent. The three holes of a twisted pretzel represent the Holy Trinity: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Pretzels were hidden on Easter morning instead of eggs. -Don’t get it twisted.
Hello and welcome to episode 69…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… a cross to carry
a cross to carry … …. means to deal with problems or burdens that you must accept and cannot change … a cross someone has to carry is a phrase that means someone is dealing with their own problems
We all have our own problems that we accept and cannot change.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… a cross to carry
We all have our own crosses to carry.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … a cross to carry
Causing a deadly accident is a heavy cross to carry.
Taking care of a spouse with Alzheimer’s is her cross to carry.
College loans are a cross to carry for many students.
Do you have a family member or friend with a severe health problem?
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a cross to bear
Causing a deadly accident is a heavy cross to bear.
a cross somebody has to bear
Causing a deadly accident is a heavy a cross a driver has to bear.