a crying need meaning

  "a crying need" in a sentence
[American slang]
Fig. a definite or desperate need for someone or something.
  There is a crying need for someone to come in and straighten things out.
  All the people in that area have a crying need for a local hospital.


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  1. there's a crying need for new schools in the big cities.
  2. her cleanness and purity had reacted upon him, and he felt in his being a crying need to be clean
  3. The Russian economy had a crying need for new investment.
  4. There is, therefore, a crying need for new and better tools.
  5. I thought there was a crying need for someone to do it right.

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  8. a cut above average meaning
  9. a cut above sth meaning
  10. a dab hand at meaning
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