There are 2 translations of cry in Spanish:

cry1

Pronunciation: /kraɪ/

n (pl cries)

  • 1 c 1.1 (exclamation) grito (m) to give/let out a cry dar*/soltar* un grito there was a cry of 'man overboard!' se oyó un grito de '¡hombre al agua!' she heard cries for help oyó gritos de socorro her suicide attempt was a cry for help su intento de suicidio fue una llamada or un grito or (AmL tb) un llamado de socorro to be a far cry from sth ser* muy distinto de or a algo 1.2 (of street vendor) pregón (m) the cries of the newsboys los gritos de los vendedores de diarios 1.3 (no pl) (call — of seagull) chillido (m) , reclamo (m) ; (— of hounds) aullido (m) to be in full cry the press were in full cry, demanding his resignation la prensa pedía a gritos su dimisión
  • 2 (weep) [colloquial/familiar] (no pl) llanto (m) to have a cry llorar you'll feel better after a good cry te sentirás mejor después de un buen llanto

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There are 2 translations of cry in Spanish:

cry2

(cries, crying, cried)

vi

  • 1 (weep) llorar to make sb cry hacer* llorar a algn we laughed till we cried nos reímos hasta que se nos saltaron las lágrimas I could have cried for joy/with frustration hubiera llorado de alegría/frustración to cry for sb llorar por algn I'll give you something to cry about o for! ¡yo te voy a dar motivo para que llores!
  • 2 (call) [bird] chillar ; [person] gritar they cried for help pidieron ayuda a gritos for crying out loud! [colloquial/familiar] ¡por el amor de Dios!

vt

  • 1 (weep) llorar he cried himself to sleep lloró hasta quedarse dormido

Phrasal verbs

cry down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
menospreciar , quitarle méritos a

cry off

v + adv (esp BrE)
echarse atrás he had agreed to the interview, but cried off when … había aceptado que lo entrevistaran pero se echó atrás cuando … several of the guests cried off at the last minute a último momento varios de los invitados dijeron que no podían venir

cry out

v + adv
1.1 (call out) gritar he cried out to them to come back les gritó que volvieran 1.2 (need) to cry out for sth pedir* algo a gritos

cry up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o

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