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be in full cry

to criticize someone or something in a noisy and eager way: The opposition was in full cry over the changes to the education bill.
Translations of “be in full cry”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大吵大嚷地批評…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大吵大嚷地批评…
(Definition of be in full cry from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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