cry into (one's) beer

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cry into (one's) beer

To be emotional or unhappy about something. Used humorously. If our home team loses the big game, my boyfriend will definitely be crying into his beer afterward.
See also: beer, cry
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cry into your beer

If someone cries into their beer, they are upset about something. Before a divorce you need endless discussions where you can cry into your beer while your best buddy pretends not to be bored. Note: People often use names of other drinks instead of beer. I remember her sitting on the side of the bed and crying into her cup of cocoa.
See also: beer, cry
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Five years ago, an announcement of this nature and magnitude would have left us all with no option other than to cry into our beer. There would have been little hope for new jobs to replace those lost and the talk would have been of "declining industry bases", "death knells for manufacturing" and "nails in coffins".