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cry someone a river

Definitions

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  • verb idiomatic To weep profusely or excessively in the presence of another person.
  • verb idiomatic, by extension To try to obtain the sympathy of another person by complaining or sniveling.

Etymologies

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Probably from the song "Cry Me a River" (1953).

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