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I’m sorry – please don’t cry.
She could hear her brother crying for his mother.
Now she felt like crying with rage at her own stupidity.
Laura was angry with herself for wasting time crying over him.
He cried tears of frustration at his inability to help.
I cried myself to sleep at night for weeks after we broke up.
‘That’s not what I meant,’ Polly cried.
‘No!’ he cried in horror.
Ted could hear a woman’s voice crying for help.
She sometimes cries his name in her sleep.
Australia has cried foul over the decision to increase export subsidies.
Any time you want to talk, or cry on my shoulder, I’m here.
For crying out loud, can’t you do anything right?
This is the British English definition of cry. View American English definition of cry.
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