weep buckets

weep buckets

Cry copiously, as in That sad tale of unrequited love always made her weep buckets. [Colloquial]
See also: bucket, weep
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You see the characters through their ups and downs, live their small triumphs and everyday heartaches - get so much under their skins that when real tragedy strikes, you're ready to weep buckets.
And if you didn't weep buckets at Mushy P overcoming his stammer in last week's Educating Yorkshire finale then you really have no business being on this planet.
IT'S the time of year when mums and dads weep buckets of tears as their precious little ones head off to a new school for the first time.
Just buy their self-titled album and its sweet melancholia will be making you weep buckets - yup, so much you could fill a swimming pool.
This has been a year that has seen movie-goers weep buckets to Les Miserables, go wandering Middle-earth again in The Hobbit and enjoy the spectacular 50th anniversary return of James Bond in Skyfall - among many other big-screen treats of the past 12 months.
They told of the "magical Boy's Own life" jockeys enjoyed with Gifford; and they recalled too the emotional man, who could weep buckets simply watching the video of Aldaniti's triumph but derived just as much pleasure from the success of others, particularly his daughter Tina, the Olympic three-day event rider, and his son Nick, now a leading trainer himself.
If you are a sensitive person, get ready to weep buckets as writer Kathryn Stockett (novel) along with scriptwriter and director Tate Taylor presents not only the big injustices that the coloured community faced, but small, insignificant humiliations they lived through for centuries.
It is a year ago tomorrow since we held our breath as the two girls disappeared, only to weep buckets when their bodies turned up.
Hong Kong comes alive in the camerawork, the script is elegant and poetic and you will weep buckets as the affair comes apart as all such affairs do.
It is a grave indictment that this woman, who displayed no compassion for casualties thrown onto the unemployment scrapheap, should weep buckets when her own party made her redundant.
Film: Mamma Mia is great fun and having a daughter in her early 20s, I weep buckets every time I watch it.
Ann said: "I will weep buckets when we leave, but it is time to go and for someone else to enjoy the house.
Not that it's likely anyone will be calling on Statham, 35, to weep buckets for his next part.
However, if you're in the mood for something soppy that'll make you weep buckets, this well acted if sentimental drama is the one for you.
By her own admission, the brain surgery left her a different person, someone who would rage incessantly at anyone who stood in her way, weep buckets out of frustration and whose energy levels were constantly at an all-time low.