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gain sympathymake someone feel compassion(sympathy) about youRate it:

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cry someone a riverTo try to obtain the sympathy of another person by complaining or sniveling.Rate it:

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sob storyA sad story told to make others feel sympathy for the teller.Rate it:

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woman of the peopleA woman who shows understanding of and sympathy for the concerns of ordinaries, and who has a rapport with and acceptance by them.Rate it:

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man of the peopleOne who shows understanding of and sympathy for the concerns of ordinary people, and who has a rapport with and acceptance by ordinary people.Rate it:

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poor little rich girlA wealthy young person whose money brings them no contentment (often used as an expression of mock sympathy).Rate it:

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too bad, so sadAn expression of mock sympathy.Rate it:

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Bleeding HeartA person who is extremely softhearted and feels sympathetic for other people, such a person might offer sympathy to those people, who do not even deserve itRate it:

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captatio benevolentiaeUsed rhetorically to seek to win someone's sympathy or support by showing respectRate it:

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common touchThe personal quality of showing understanding of and sympathy for the concerns of ordinary people; rapport with and acceptance by ordinary people.Rate it:

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cry the bluesTo complain, especially in order to obtain sympathy for one's own purportedly sad situation.Rate it:

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feel forTo express sympathy for, to sympathise with.Rate it:

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join the clubAn expression of sympathy for a shared experience.Rate it:

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lo sientoIt means "I am sorry" in the sense of apology or sympathy.Rate it:

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misericordiam implorareto implore a person's sympathy, pity.Rate it:

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offer one's condolencesTo offer sympathy to someone.Rate it:

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omnis humanitatis expertem esseto be absolutely wanting in sympathy.Rate it:

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put her there (pronounced put 'er there)something said to someone when extending one's hand, inviting you to shake hands with them in agreement or sympathyRate it:

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sucks to be youYou are in a bad situation, but I have no sympathy.Rate it:

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tell me about itUsed to express agreement and sympathy with previous speaker's statement.Rate it:

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touchy-feelyAppealing to emotion, sympathy, or romance.Rate it:

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