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crier
Pronunciation: / kʀije /

Translation of crier in English:

verbe transitif

  • 2 (pour proclamer) See examples: crier son indignation/dégoût
    to proclaim one's indignation/disgust
    crier son innocence
    to protest one's innocence

also: crier à verbe transitif indirect

  • ils criaient à l'oppression/l'injustice/la provocation
    they protested that it was oppression/injustice/provocation
    on a crié au génie quand il a proposé sa théorie
    he was proclaimed a genius when he put forward his theory
    crier au vol/au meurtre
    to cry ou shout ‘stop thief’/‘murder’
    on a crié au scandale quand…
    there was an outcry when…

verbe intransitif

Idioms

crier comme un cochon qu'on égorge or un damné

to squeal like a stuck pig

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