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