idiom cry wolf
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Idiom #12 – Cry wolf

What does the idiom “Cry wolf” mean?

To call for help when you don’t need it. Raise a false alarm or to ask for assistance when you don’t need it.

How to use the idiom?

Do you think Jamie is in trouble or is he just crying wolf?

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