cry the blues

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To sing in the style of blues music.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'cry the blues':

cry the bluesTo complain, especially in order to obtain sympathy for one's own purportedly sad situation.
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How to pronounce this phrase?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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