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commiserate with (one)

To express mutual sympathy with one about a shared negative experience. Luckily, I can commiserate with my classmates about how mean our science teacher is.
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commiserate with someone

to share one's misery with another person who is also miserable. I stopped by Bruce's house to commiserate with him on being laid off.
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It was just so funny, especially as most people have been commiserate, commiserate, commiserate.
Sami Hyypia sportingly rushed to commiserate with Andriy Shevchenko who'd missed the final penalty.
It's a very unfortunate episode and we can only commiserate with the family of the young man who was killed, and as well the young man who lost his temper.
This is like a junior version of Tom Perrotta's novel Election, exposing the underside of high school politics, and most YAs will be able to relate to it and to chuckle and commiserate with Ella over Carla's evil doings.
Research and development activities have incurred ordinary expenses commiserate with such efforts.
Hopefully, I will be the first to go up and shake his hand before the game, but then I want to commiserate with him about the result afterwards - that's the plan.
I didn't know whether to congratulate or commiserate but he won't go far wrong in that relationship.
ANY sensible American could commiserate with the hand-wringing by Sen.
The Launch Your Career Zone offers tools, resources, and expert advice to help new recruits find their calling, plan strategic career moves and make smarter mistakes, as well as a soapbox where rookies can commiserate and share best practices.
In conclusion, now that Tim has been put out of Wimbledon, let me be the first to commiserate with our English cousins with an almighty - NA, NA, NA, NA, NA, NA.
So he'd commiserate, 'Well, you know, that's the way guys are,' and you always feel like he was going through something.
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We congratulate the tens of thousands who celebrated GCSE success and commiserate with those who hoped to do better.
There's no escaping the fact that there's subtle elements of Britpop at the heart of this track but fear not, it's something to celebrate, not commiserate.
People'' is trying to say something about corruption in and of the big city, and it wants us to commiserate with a particular cog in that ethical grinder who's been worn down past his nub.