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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.
(Definition of cry from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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