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cry crocodile tearsBecome extremely emotional, heavily teared, moved.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 againstTo complain strongly, usually as a group.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 offTo cancel something that one has previously arranged with someone.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 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 cry until it is tired.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 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 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 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 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 upTo extol, praise.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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far crySomething very dissimilar or different.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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à cor et à criWith hue and cry; Vehemently.Rate it:

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all aboardA cry to passengers to board a train or boat that is soon to depart.Rate it:

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attaboyA cry of "attaboy"; an accolade.Rate it:

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blow me downA cry of surpriseRate it:

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circulez, messieurs!Move on, please! (cry of policemen).Rate it:

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crier au secoursTo cry for help.Rate it:

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crier famine sur un tas de bléTo cry out for what one has in plenty.Rate it:

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elle a le cœur grosShe is ready to cry; She is heavy-hearted.Rate it:

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go for itA cry of encouragement.Rate it:

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grand bruit, petite besogneThe more hurry, the less speed; Great cry, little wool.Rate it:

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la niaise! pleurer à chaudes larmes pour une vétilleThe silly girl! to cry her eyes out for a trifle.Rate it:

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laissez couler l’eauDo not be anxious about what cannot be helped; Don’t cry over spilt milk.Rate it:

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pleurer à chaudes larmesTo cry bitterly.Rate it:

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