cry on shoulder

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cry on (one's) shoulder

To bemoan one's problems to someone else. We need to try to cheer Ben up—he's been crying on my shoulder all week. Can I please cry on your shoulder for a little bit? I just found out I failed my Bio exam.
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cry on (someone's) shoulder

To tell one's troubles and woes to a sympathetic person. After the breakup, he cried on my shoulder all night long.
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cry on (someone's) shoulder

To tell one's problems to someone else in an attempt to gain sympathy or consolation.
See also: cry, on, shoulder