To survive or endure, especially in a situation in which one is struggling to avoid being overwhelmed by adverse financial circumstances. How's... Read more →
To need someone or something badly, to lack something. The new room that we built cries out for new furniture. The baby cried out for her... Read more →
To scream like something very serious has happened. The woman cried bloody murder when the man tried to steal her purse.
To have the ability or interest or qualifications to be something. The man is not cut out to be a salesman.
To give someone a share of something. I cut my friend in on the profits from selling the computers.
To stop someone from saying something, to disconnect someone on the phone . I tried to tell my father about the accident but he cut me off... Read more →
A very unfortunate situation. It was a crying shame that our class trip to Europe was cancelled.
A little better than someone or something. The new principal is a cut above the previous one.
To attract a lot of attention. The man cuts a wide swath when he enters a room.
To think and worry about future events or problems before they happen. We should not worry about that problem now. We do not need to cross that... Read more →