console (someone or oneself) with (something)

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console (someone or oneself) with (something)

To comfort or soothe someone with a particular thing or method. After my daughter lost her beloved teddy bear, I tried to console her with other toys, but nothing has helped thus far. It's not the healthiest idea to console yourself with sweets.
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console someone with something

to use something to comfort someone. We consoled her with a sympathy card and flowers. He sat down and consoled himself with a beer or two.
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The anxious mother had to console herself with the fact that her daughter drove away the ineligible as ruthlessly as the eligible, formed no unworldly attachments, was still very young, and would grow less coy as she advanced in years and in what Mrs.
Also she could not help feeling it sad that friendships should end thus, although in this case to have the room empty was something of a comfort, and she tried to console herself with the reflection that one never knows how far other people feel the things they might be supposed to feel.
While she tries to console herself with her nearly tenfold profit, others are hoping to move in.
But the Co Wexford rocker, who is already a mum of four, can console herself with little Ewan who weighed in at 7lbs 12oz.
But 21-year-old Boulden can console herself with runners-up spot alongside Hernandez as she looks to claim the Ladies European Tour Rookie of the Year crown having won the Association Suisse de Golf Ladies Open on the Ladies European Tour Access Series in May.
CANNY Katie Price may be unlucky in love - but at least she can console herself with a collection of rings worth PS908,000.
On those walks, she would often console herself with a line from Sr.
TONIA COUCH was set to console herself with "a McDonald's or a pizza" last night after she and Sarah Barrow missed out on an Olympic medal in the women's platform synchronised diving.
Clijsters can at least console herself with the fact she will replace Caroline Wozniacki atop the new world rankings when they are released today.
Although Keira has failed to clinch the role of Eliza she can surely console herself with the fact that she has three films in the pipeline and is waiting to start shooting an adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's The Beautiful and the Damned opposite Leonardo DiCaprio.
Housing Minister Caroline Flint may console herself with the fact that repossessions are not yet touching the levels witnessed in the early 1990s, but the trends suggest it may only be a matter of time.
For Richards, who had to console herself with a 4x400m relay gold in Japan, this was the first opportunity to prove she would have been a worthy champion.
At least Hancock can console herself with the fact she is not the boss at Longchamp, where the week moves to its climax on Sunday.
If not allowed the pleasure of tactical voting, Mary Edwards at least could console herself with tactical thumping.