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  1. Newbie
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    #1

    Cry

    Hello all,

    I was wondering that, what's a difference between,

    1-He gave a cry.
    2-He cried.

    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: Cry

    1 - He gave a cry. It is probable that cry = shout.
    2 - He cried. It is possible that cried = wept.

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