Translation of "cry" - English-Spanish dictionary

cry

verb uk /kraɪ/ us /krɑɪ/ present participle crying, past tense and past participle cried

A2 to produce tears from your eyes because you are not happy

llorar
My baby brother cries all the time.

B1 to speak or say something loudly

gritar
‘Look at this!’ cried Raj.
it’s no use crying over spilt milk

said to emphasize that it is not useful feeling sorry about something that has already happened

a lo hecho, pecho
it’s no use crying over spilled milk

said to emphasize that it is not useful feeling sorry about something that has already happened

a lo hecho, pecho
noun uk /kraɪ/ us /krɑɪ/ plural cries

B1 a shout

grito
I could hear the cries of children playing in the street.
be a far cry from something

to be very different from something

no tener ni punto de comparación con algo
Her luxury mansion is a far cry from the house she grew up in.

(Translation of “cry” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

cry

verb /krai/ (past tense, past participle cried)

to let tears come from the eyes; to weep

llorar
She cried when she heard of the old man’s death.

(often with out) to shout out (a loud sound)

gritar
She cried out for help.
crybaby noun (plural crybabies)

(disapproving) someone, especially a child, who cries much too easily

Llorón
Don’t be such a crybaby!
a far cry noun

a long way (from)

lejos de
Our modern clothes are a far cry from the animal skins worn by our ancestors.
cry off phrasal verb

(British, informal) to cancel (an engagement or agreement)

echarse atrás
He was going to come with us, but cried off at the last moment.

(Translation of “cry” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)