cry for the moon

idiom

British, informal
: to ask for something that is very difficult or impossible to get
The striking workers say they just want to be paid what they're worth. They're not crying for the moon.

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“Cry for the moon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cry%20for%20the%20moon. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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