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shame, shameI condemn the subject of this speech; Expression of admonishment or disgust at the subject of a speech.Rate it:

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crying shameA situation that is considered to be a disgrace, or deplorable.Rate it:

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crying shameIt's a crying shame that so much money has been wasted on this pointless political campaign.Rate it:

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name and shameSo as to single them out for individual blame and censure.Rate it:

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for crying out loudExpresses frustration, exasperation, or annoyance.Rate it:

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there's no point crying over spilt milkYou should not be upset over something that cannot be undone.Rate it:

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there's no use crying over spilt milkAlternative form of don't cry over spilt milk.Rate it:

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lump in one's throatA feeling of emotional sadness. On the point of crying.Rate it:

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razor strappedThe violent WHIPPING of a recalcitrant, errant, disobedient grammar school boy with a two-inch wide by thirty inch long by one/quarter inch thick cowhide strap or belt. Punishment was generally for a misdemeanor and the beating was generally by the schoolmaster, school Principal, janitor or a person designated by the Principal to administer the 'thrashing': 'Crying out' or screaming by the school boy was met by harsher thrashing and Yelling' from the maddened 'THRASHER': The well 'WELTED'STRAPPED victims were forced to return to their classroomRate it:

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brazen outTo face up to or confront without shameRate it:

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dry eyeAn eye which is not crying, i.e. someone emotionally unmoved.Rate it:

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dry one's eyesTo cease crying.Rate it:

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guilt tripA feeling of shame or embarrassment, especially if self-indulgent, unwarranted, exaggerated or felt over a significant period of time.Rate it:

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lump to one's throatA feeling of emotional sadness. On the point of crying.Rate it:

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sell a bargainA species of wit, much in vogue about the latter end of the reign of Queen Anne, and frequently alluded to by Dean Swift, who says the maids of honour often amused themselves with it. It consisted in the seller naming his or her hinder parts, in answer to the question, What? which the buyer was artfully led to ask. As a specimen, take the following instance: A lady would come into a room full of company, apparently frightened, crying out "It is white, and follows me!" As soon as someone responded "What?" she sold him the bargain, by saying "Mine arse".Rate it:

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tail between one's legsA reaction to a confrontation, specifically one with excessive shame and hurt pride.Rate it:

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take it like a manTo respond to pain, hardship, adversity, or emotional distress in a collected, aggressive, and typical or stereotypical masculine manner, especially without question, crying, complaining, or becoming emotionalRate it:

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there, thereConveys comfort; used to calm somebody urge somebody to relax, especially when the person is crying.Rate it:

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