cry\ bloody\ murder

• scream bloody murder
• cry bloody murder
v. phr.
To bitterly and loudly complain against an indignity.

Pete cried bloody murder when he found out that he didn't get the promotion he was hoping for.

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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