in full cryidiom
Definition of in full cry
1 : full of anger, excitement, etc., especially in reaction to something The school's budget is being cut, and teachers and parents are in full cry.
2 of hunting dogs : in the act of chasing an animal and making noise
to form ideas or theories about something
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