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cry out

phrasal verb with cry uk   us   /kraɪ/ verb [I or T]
C2 to ​shout or make a ​loudnoise because you are ​frightened, ​hurt, etc.: She ​cried out in ​pain as the ​bulletgrazed her ​shoulder.
(Definition of cry out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cry out”
in Chinese (Simplified) (由于惊恐或受伤等)大叫,大喊,喊叫…
in Chinese (Traditional) (由於驚恐或受傷等)大叫,大喊,喊叫…
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