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for crying out loud

infml I am annoyed or surprised by this: Oh, for crying out loud, would you stop leaving your magazines all over the house!
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for crying out loud!

informal
said when you are annoyed, and to emphasize what you are saying: Oh, for crying out loud, just listen to me!
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