weep over

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weep over someone or something

to cry about someone or something. No need to weep over me. I'll do all right. There is no point in weeping over something you can't do anything about.
See also: weep
References in classic literature ?
and sat down beside her and began loudly to weep over the misfortune.
Who that had seen him bright and joyous in his young beauty, but must weep over his untimely loss
Twelve noble sons of Trojans will I behead before your bier to avenge you; till I have done so you shall lie as you are by the ships, and fair women of Troy and Dardanus, whom we have taken with spear and strength of arm when we sacked men's goodly cities, shall weep over you both night and day.
We linger to weep over a picture, but from the original we should quickly turn our eyes away.
She has sent messengers to his court with costly gifts; but all have returned sick for want of sunlight, weary and sad; we have watched over them, heedless of sun or shower, but still his dark spirits do their work, and we are left to weep over our blighted blossoms.