- 1) PHRASE: v-link PHR, PHR n If you say that there is a crying need for something, you mean that there is a very great need for it.
There is a crying need for more magistrates from the ethnic minority communities.Syn:2) PHRASE: v-link PHR, oft it v-link PHR that (feelings) You can say that something is a crying shame if you are annoyed and upset about it.
It's a crying shame that police have to put up with these mindless attacks.3) → See also cry
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