grieve for


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grieve for someone or something

to mourn for someone or something. Don't grieve for me. I'm okay. She grieved for her lost chances.
See also: grieve
References in classic literature ?
We knew that the body and the clothing were there for identification by friends, but still we wondered if anybody could love that repulsive object or grieve for its loss.
I grieve for the maiden, for she is of fair and comely countenance, I beheld her in the lists of Ashby.
Well do I know that the day will surely come when mighty Ilius shall be destroyed with Priam and Priam's people, but I grieve for none of these--not even for Hecuba, nor King Priam, nor for my brothers many and brave who may fall in the dust before their foes--for none of these do I grieve as for yourself when the day shall come on which some one of the Achaeans shall rob you for ever of your freedom, and bear you weeping away.
The first witness at Grieve's trial, a father and company director, said he went to see Grieve for help with back pain.
After a miscarriage, you grieve for a person you never knew, and for a relationship that ended before it really began.
All these people, all this work, is worth grieving, and we who remain at Church House do grieve for them, profoundly, sincerely, sadly.