cry on (about something)

Vrb phrs. To complain (about something). E.g."She wont stop crying on about my bad language, but she swears more than anyone I know."

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • cry wolf — {v. phr.} To give a false alarm; warn of a danger that you know is not there. * /The general said that the candidate was just crying wolf when he said that the army was too weak to fight for the country./ (From an old story about a shepherd boy… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • cry buckets — cry/weep/buckets informal phrase to cry for a long time about something I wept buckets when he left. Thesaurus: to cry, or to start cryingsynonym Main entr …   Useful english dictionary

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  • cry — 1 /kraI/ verb past tense and past participle cried /kraId/ present participle crying 1 PRODUCE TEARS (I) to produce tears from your eyes, usually because you are unhappy or hurt: Don t cry, Laura. It s OK. | I always cry at weddings. (+… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cry — cry1 [ kraı ] (past tense and past participle cried [ kraıd ] ) verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to have tears coming from your eyes, especially because you are sad: I m sorry please don t cry. cry for: She could hear her brother crying… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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