be in full cry

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be in full cry

To be vocal in one's criticism. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. The students are in full cry over this movement to introduce healthier lunches.
See also: cry, full

be in full cry

  (British & Australian)
to criticize someone or something in a noisy and eager way The opposition was in full cry over the changes to the education bill.
See also: cry, full