cry for

phrasal verb
cried for; crying for; cries for

Definition of cry for

: to need or require (something) very much This problem is crying for a solution. The old house is crying for a new coat of paint.

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“Cry for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cry%20for. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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