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