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far crySomething very dissimilar or different.Rate it:

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cry crocodile tearsBecome extremely emotional, heavily teared, moved.Rate it:

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cry downto cry until it is tired.Rate it:

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cry someone a riverTo try to obtain the sympathy of another person by complaining or sniveling.Rate it:

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cry someone a riverTo weep profusely or excessively in the presence of another person.Rate it:

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cry me a riverAn admonishment, reminder, chiding, demand or ejaculation addressed to an individual whom evinces sadness. seemingly suffers disappointment, disillusionment, distress, and renders a general resentment toward the people in this world with a constant flow of tears.Rate it:

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cry outTo shout in a loud voice, due to pain, or fear, or unhappiness.Rate it:

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cry out forTo say that a situation needs a thing, or a solution urgently.Rate it:

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Cry WolfTo send out a wrong signal of any threat or impending danger, a false alarmRate it:

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cry out againstTo complain strongly, usually as a group.Rate it:

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cry offTo cancel something that one has previously arranged with someone.Rate it:

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cry upTo extol, praise.Rate it:

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cry like a little girlTo bawl unabashedly and pitifully.Rate it:

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battle cryBy extension, a strong motto or purpose statement, especially in regards to winning a goal in sports, games or work.Rate it:

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battle crySomething the troops yell out when going to war or battle.Rate it:

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cry all the way to the bankTo be happy due to the receipt of money, although expressing sorrow about the cause of such receipt.Rate it:

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cry downTo decryRate it:

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cry for helpActing out as a means of displaying a subconscious desire for attention or help.Rate it:

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cry for helpIn her second year at the school Alexis stopped doing her homework and would often scribble on walls. Her teachers wondered whether this was a cry for help, or if she was simply misbehaving.Rate it:

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cry foulTo protest about something which appears to be unjust.Rate it:

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cry in one's beerTo feel sorry for oneself; to feel sadness or regret, especially in combination with self-pity.Rate it:

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cry like a baby(of an adult or older child) To bawl unabashedly and pitifully.Rate it:

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cry one's eyes outTo moan.Rate it:

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cry one's eyes outTo weep for an elongated time, or in an excessive manner.Rate it:

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cry over spilled milkBecome needlessly upset over trivial reverses or losses, express resentment when others gain incidental items or are chosen instead of your being favored.Rate it:

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Cry Over Spilled MilkTo become sad over something that has already taken place and the results could not be changedRate it:

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cry the bluesTo complain, especially in order to obtain sympathy for one's own purportedly sad situation.Rate it:

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cry the bluesTo sing in the style of blues music.Rate it:

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cry uncleTo beg for mercy; to give up; to ask to stop (something painful or unbearable).Rate it:

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cry wolfTo raise a false alarm; to constantly warn others about an imagined threat, thereby failing to get assistance when a real threat appears.Rate it:

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don't cry over spilled milkAlternative spelling of don't cry over spilt milk.Rate it:

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don't cry over spilt milkIt is no use worrying about unfortunate events which have already happened and which cannot be changed.Rate it:

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kiss and cry The publicly viewable enclosure in which figure skaters sit immediately after a performance, while they await and receive the judging results.Rate it:

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make baby Jesus cryTo provoke a negative reaction due to being offensive, unpleasant, immoral, etc.Rate it:

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more cry than woolAsserted but not grounded in reality.Rate it:

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Say Cry UncleTo lay down your arms or surrender, to accept defeatRate it:

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shoulder to cry onSomeone offering emotional support to another in distress.Rate it:

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a bridge too farA step or action that is too ambitious; an act of overreaching.Rate it:

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few and far betweenRare and scarce.Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the stemAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents, both in behavior and in physical characteristics.1842, E. A. Freidlaender (translator), Frederika Bremer (author), The Neighbours, ch. 10:It is impossible to look at Madam Rhen, without at once making the conclusion that she is pleasantness, hospitality, and loquacity itself; nor can one look upon her daughter Renetta without thinking, "the apple does not fall far from the tree!"1978, Dr. Isador Rosenfeld, "Doctor Asks Patient Rate it:

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position can be far left or right life to allow for tilting...You must allow tilting when photographing the subject.TRate it:

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as far as one knowsTo the best of one's knowledge.Rate it:

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over the hills and far awayfar away, not near.Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the trunkAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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apple never falls far from the treeAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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as far asup toRate it:

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as far asIn the scope of.Rate it:

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as far asWith respect to; as relates to.Rate it:

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bridge too farA step or action that is too ambitious; an act of overreaching.Rate it:

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