A Crying Shame

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    It's no good worrying about that now because the damage is done and it's no good crying over spilled ......
  • 2
    It really is a crying ..... that after all that money has been spent, the project is now being abandoned.
  • 3
    As a child she would burst into tears at every problem and so she soon got known as a regular ..... at school.
  • 4
    It really was a large and spacious garden but it cried out ..... something colourful to be planted.
  • 5
    We had great hopes of being able to invite the distinguished writer to our meeting but he cried ..... at the last moment.
  • 6
    For crying out ..... how many times do I have to tell you how to work that machine?
  • 7
    I'm all in favour of ambition but I think when he says he'll be a millionaire by the time he's 25, he's simply crying for the ......
  • 8
    The trouble is that he's cried ..... so often that now he's in real trouble, nobody believes him.
  • 9
    George is now 70 and he reckons that working conditions for the average office clerk today are a ..... cry from when he first started work.
  • 10
    There was a noisy crowd of about a dozen people in ..... cry chasing after the child who'd stolen an apple from the fruit market.

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