cry out for
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cry out for
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to shout out for)
a. pedir a gritos
The girl cried out for her mom to pick her up.La niña pidió a gritos que su mamá la levantara.
b. clamar
The injured player cried out for a pause in the game.El jugador herido clamó una pausa en el partido.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to need)
a. pedir a gritos
The people in the village are crying out for help after the earthquake.La gente del pueblo está pidiendo ayuda a gritos después del terremoto.
b. clamar
The farmers cried out for agrarian reform.Los campesinos clamaron la reforma agraria.
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