hue and cry Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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hue and cry

a noisy expression of public anger or disapproval: There has been a great hue and cry about the council's plans to close the school.
Translations of “hue and cry”
in Chinese (Traditional) (公眾)大聲的抗議…
in Chinese (Simplified) (公众)大声的抗议…
(Definition of hue and cry from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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