cry for

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Verb1.cry for - need badly or desperately; "This question cries out for an answer"
necessitate, need, require, call for, demand, postulate, involve, ask, take - require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"
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But if I want to moan and cry like the others, I can cry for the next five minutes.
A notorious human crybaby, according to her older siblings, parents and the building superintendent, will cry for two hours every two hours, refusing to acknowledge any distinction between crying and other basic infant activities, like"being awake" or"breathing.
On average, the study found, babies cry for around two hours a day in the first two weeks.
I CRY for the life that you never had, I cry for myself for not having a dad.
The most healing, the most powerful, and the most important tears are the ones I cry for no particular reason at all.
Your baby might go to sleep more quickly if left to cry for a little while.
Teenagers cry for around two hours and 13 minutes each week, just one minute less a week than women aged between 19 and 25.
These books testify that the life of faith is not for the fainthearted or for those who want only to live in the sunshine of such a psalm as Psalm 34, which proclaims: "When the righteous cry for help, the LORD hears, and rescues them from all their troubles.
Babies cry for lots of reasons, and most parents instinctively learn what different cries mean.