Exercise with CRY expressions; cry wolf, far cry

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Expressions with CRY: crybaby, cry on shoulder

This is a short exercise to practise the vocabulary in the lesson about CRY expressions

Here’s a link to phrasal verbs with CRY, including cry out against, cry off and cry down.   There are more lessons with other verbs in the Phrasal Verb Index   it includes run and  think. If you want you can  practise by doing these exercises.

 

Test: Expressions with cry; crybaby, cry wolf, cry over spilt milk

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Question 1
Mum! Can I come and ............, I've just lost my job?
A
be a far cry
B
cry over spilt milk
C
cry on your shoulder
D
be a crybaby
Question 2
30 minutes after the prisoners escaped they could hear the prison hounds behind them …....
A
in full cry
B
a far cry from normal
C
like crybabies
D
crying for the moon
Question 3
Bredville Town are top of the league …... from last year when they finished in the last five!
A
a cry for the moon
B
a far cry
C
a cry off
D
in full cry
Question 4
Oh come on! I only asked for a pizza, I'm not ….....
A
in full cry
B
crying for the moon
C
crying on your shoulder
D
a crybaby
Question 5
Don't be such a …......... we are only going to take a small blood sample!
A
far crier
B
moon crier
C
crybaby
D
crying wolf
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