cry out

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cry out

1. To shout or yell to someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cry" and "out." I cried out to my dad as soon as I saw the flood in the basement. Even though I cried out to my dog repeatedly, he continued running down the street.
2. To shout or yelp because one is feeling something, such as pain or a particular emotion. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cry" and "out." Molly cried out when the lobby door closed on her hand.
See also: cry, out

cry (something) out (to someone or an animal)

to yell something to someone or an animal. She cried a warning out to the others. Sally cried out a warning to the people behind her. The trainer cried a command out to the runaway horse.
See also: cry, out

cry out (in something)

 and cry out (with something)
to scream or shout in pain, joy, anger, etc. The child cried out in pain. On seeing his father, the overjoyed little boy cried out.
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He's not short of speed but that win in France showed he was crying out for a step up in trip and although 1m2f might still be on the short side, he is no one-paced plodder.
Julia's a small country, for crying out loud,'' Verbinski acknowledges.
Trainer John Gosden said: 'It was a cruelly-run race but Observatory is crying out for a mile and Kevin said he was travelling well throughout.
05 Doncaster Buy at 11 in index (Sporting) Bugaku has been crying out for a step up to this longer trip for some time now and he again finished strongly in fourth in a competitive affair at Kempton last time out over 1m3f.
Vicki and Big Sal got engaged during a pitching change, for crying out loud.
The son of Imperial Ballet should strip fitter after his last outing and he's shaped as if crying out for today's 1m5 1/2 f trip.
The senorita's skimpy scanties had the Germans crying out for amor, amor of the same.
Faces easier task than when tailed off in three-runner contest on British debut at Newbury last month, but didn't jump well and didn't appear to be crying out for step up to 2m4f.
Has been crying out for fences and expected to land this prize on his first outing in that sphere.
Heavily backed when runner-up over six furlongs at Nottingham, Bryan Smart's improving filly has been crying out for a longer distance and this seven and a half furlongs is likely to bring out the best in her.
ROYAL PATRON, who has been crying out for a step up in trip, is napped to win the Sally Lunn Fillies' Handicap (4.