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cry for helpActing out as a means of displaying a subconscious desire for attention or help.Rate it:

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cry for helpIn her second year at the school Alexis stopped doing her homework and would often scribble on walls. Her teachers wondered whether this was a cry for help, or if she was simply misbehaving.Rate it:

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god helps those who help themselvesFortune comes to those who make a genuine effort to accomplish things.Rate it:

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heaven helps those who help themselvesA maxim encouraging people to get involved in their own problems.Rate it:

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help oneselfTake freely.Rate it:

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cry crocodile tearsBecome extremely emotional, heavily teared, moved.Rate it:

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cry outTo shout in a loud voice, due to pain, or fear, or unhappiness.Rate it:

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cry out againstTo complain strongly, usually as a group.Rate it:

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cry out forTo say that a situation needs a thing, or a solution urgently.Rate it:

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cry offTo cancel something that one has previously arranged with someone.Rate it:

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cry like a little girlTo bawl unabashedly and pitifully.Rate it:

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battle cryBy extension, a strong motto or purpose statement, especially in regards to winning a goal in sports, games or work.Rate it:

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battle crySomething the troops yell out when going to war or battle.Rate it:

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cry all the way to the bankTo be happy due to the receipt of money, although expressing sorrow about the cause of such receipt.Rate it:

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cry downto cry until it is tired.Rate it:

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cry downTo decryRate it:

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cry in one's beerTo feel sorry for oneself; to feel sadness or regret, especially in combination with self-pity.Rate it:

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cry like a baby(of an adult or older child) To bawl unabashedly and pitifully.Rate it:

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cry me a riverAn admonishment, reminder, chiding, demand or ejaculation addressed to an individual whom evinces sadness. seemingly suffers disappointment, disillusionment, distress, and renders a general resentment toward the people in this world with a constant flow of tears.Rate it:

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cry one's eyes outTo moan.Rate it:

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cry one's eyes outTo weep for an elongated time, or in an excessive manner.Rate it:

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cry over spilled milkBecome needlessly upset over trivial reverses or losses, express resentment when others gain incidental items or are chosen instead of your being favored.Rate it:

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cry someone a riverTo try to obtain the sympathy of another person by complaining or sniveling.Rate it:

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cry someone a riverTo weep profusely or excessively in the presence of another person.Rate it:

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cry the bluesTo complain, especially in order to obtain sympathy for one's own purportedly sad situation.Rate it:

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cry the bluesTo sing in the style of blues music.Rate it:

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cry uncleTo beg for mercy; to give up; to ask to stop (something painful or unbearable).Rate it:

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cry wolfTo raise a false alarm; to constantly warn others about an imagined threat, thereby failing to get assistance when a real threat appears.Rate it:

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don't cry over spilled milkAlternative spelling of don't cry over spilt milk.Rate it:

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don't cry over spilt milkIt is no use worrying about unfortunate events which have already happened and which cannot be changed.Rate it:

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far crySomething very dissimilar or different.Rate it:

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kiss and cry The publicly viewable enclosure in which figure skaters sit immediately after a performance, while they await and receive the judging results.Rate it:

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make baby Jesus cryTo provoke a negative reaction due to being offensive, unpleasant, immoral, etc.Rate it:

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more cry than woolAsserted but not grounded in reality.Rate it:

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shoulder to cry onSomeone offering emotional support to another in distress.Rate it:

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be my guestDo as you wish; go ahead; help yourself; go for it!.Rate it:

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every man for himself!Everyone has to fight for his or her own survival. This extraordinary admonition, generally applies during an extreme emergency, commercial or military wherein rescue assistance or other lifesaving help is unlikely.Rate it:

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put down forTo record that someone has offered to help, or contribute something.Rate it:

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rogues' galleryA set of pictures of convicted or suspected criminals used in law enforcement investigations to help witnesses identify suspects.Rate it:

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call inTo summon someone, especially for help or advice.Rate it:

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depend onTo be dependent on something or someone for support or help.Rate it:

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fend for oneselfLook after and provide for oneself, without any help from othersRate it:

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pitch inTo help out; lend assistance; contribute; to do one's part.Rate it:

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attaboyA cry of "attaboy"; an accolade.Rate it:

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bag of tricksA set of skills, techniques, items of information, or other resources used to help achieve professional or personal goals.Rate it:

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bear a handto make haste; to help quickly (used mostly in the imperative)Rate it:

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blow me downA cry of surpriseRate it:

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by oneselfAlone; without assistance, accompaniment, or help from others.Rate it:

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bystander effectThat someone is less likely to help another if other potential helpers are present than otherwise.Rate it:

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call outYell, Scream, Bellow, or utilize P.A. system or any viable means to summon HELP or summon individuals by name, number I.D. rating, rank, or any viable identifier.Rate it:

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