What is outcry?
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How do you use outcry in a sentence?
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Why did its omission from the original constitution raise such an outcry?
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What is 'open outcry' in futures trading?
An open outcry is a traders attempt to verbally shout either a buy or sell order. - - - - - Kind of. In an Open Outcry system, which is mostly used on commodities exchanges, traders use hand signals to issue buy or sell orders. They scream, too, but the orders are actually placed through the use of hand signals. This is going away, to be replaced by electronic signaling systems. Some traders prefer open outcry; they know the other traders in the pit and how they trade, and by watching them you can tell what to do on an issue.
How do you use the term Far outcry in a sentence?
This is actually two separate terms. The word "outcry" means a general complaint from the public, while "far cry" is an idiom meaning something of a very different nature or magnitude (i.e. distant) from another. Example: There was a great outcry over the increase in property taxes. Examples: Locking a student in the closet is a far cry from maintaining classroom discipline. The Christmas celebration at the mall is a far cry from caroling around the town. The weather in San Diego is a far cry from the snows of Yosemite.