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cry / grito
cry   [kraɪ]
A. -noun
1. (=call, shout)   grito (m)
a. [of animal]   aullido (m)
b. [of street vendor]   pregónoun (m)
·to give a cry of surprise
·dar un grito de sorpresa
·"jobs, not bombs" was their cry
·su grito de guerra fue --trabajo nouní, bombas no
·a cry for help
(literally)   un grito de socorro or auxilio   (figurative)   una llamada de socorro or auxilio
·the hounds were in full cry
·los perros seguían de cerca la presa
·the crowd was in full cry after him
·la multitud lo perseguía con gritos
·the newspapers are in full cry over the scandal
·la prensa ha puesto el grito en el cielo por el escándalo
2. (=watchword)   lema (m),   slogan (m)
3. (=weep)   llanto (m)
·to have a cry
·she had a good cry
·lloró largamente
B. -intransitive verb
1. (=call out, shout)   gritar,   llamar (en voz alta)
·they are crying for his resignation
·piden a gritos que dimita
·he cried (out) with pain
·dio un grito de dolor
·to cry for help/mercy
·pedir socorro/clemencia a voces
2. (=weep)   llorar
·he was crying for his mother
·lloraba por su madre
·I cried for joy
·lloraba de alegría
·she was crying with rage
·lloraba de rabia
·I laughed till I cried
·terminé llorando de la risa
·I'll give him something to cry about!
*   le voy a dar de qué llorar
·to cry over something
·llorar por algo
·it'noun no good crying over spilt milk
·a lo hecho, pecho
C. -transitive verb
1. also to cry out
(=call)   gritar
[+warning]   lanzar a gritos
[+wares]   pregonar
2. ·to cry o.noun. to sleep
·llorar hasta dormirse
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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