Word up – Cry

As well as cry, we can also say: weep, burst into tears – rozplakac sie – bawl your eyes out.

  • A crybaby is a person who tends to cry a lot.
  • A shoulder to cry on – a person who is there to comfort you in difficult times.
  • Crocodile tears – when you you pretend to be upset when you are not – this comes from an ancient Egyptian myth that crocodiles cry when killing and eating.
  • Don’t cry over spilt milk – idiom – don’t be upset with things that cannot be changed.
  • Cry all the way to the bank – when you make a lot of money from something
    that is a bit silly or unexpected.