cry over

cry over (someone or something)

To cry for a particular reason. Amber has been crying over her break-up all week, poor thing.
See also: cry, over
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

cry over someone or something

to weep because of someone or something. There's no need to cry over it. Things will work out. She is still crying over her lost love.
See also: cry, over
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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