|cry her heart out
||cry a lot, sob, cry your eyes out
||Poor girl! She's crying her heart out because he hasn't called her.
|cry in your beer
||be sad as you drink beer, regret as you drink beer, cry the blues
||Go to college. Get your diploma. Or someday you'll be crying in your beer.
|cry me a river
||you can cry a lot but you will not get my sympathy, crocodile tears
||When he complained about how much he had to pay his chauffeur, I said, "Cry me a river, guy."
|cry over spilt milk
||cry about small accidents, cry instead of doing
||Children drop things and break them. Don't cry over spilt milk.
|cry the blues
||complain because your friend or lover has gone
||Lan is crying the blues because Bing left her for another woman.
|cry your eyes out
||cry a lot, cry hard, cry her heart out
||The little boy was lost and scared, and crying his eyes out.
||(See a crying shame)
||very clear, well understood, plain as day
||After Mr. Tse explained the concept to me, he asked, "Is that clear?"
"Crystal clear," I replied.
|cup of tea
||favorite activity, choice of entertainment
||A holiday in the Yukon is not her cup of tea.
|cup runneth over
||feeling too full of love or joy or happiness
||Whenever I listen to Mother Teresa, my cup runneth over.