cry eyes out

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Related to cry eyes out: burst out crying
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cry (one's) eyes out

To cry for an extended period of time. Poor Jane really cried her eyes out during the funeral service. I can't watch those sappy movies because I just cry my eyes out every time.
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cry one's eyes out

Fig. to cry very hard. When we heard the news, we cried our eyes out with joy. She cried her eyes out after his death.
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