cry in (one's) beer

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cry in (one's) beer

To feel sorry for oneself. To bemoan one's fate or life. Don't cry in your beer, man. I know you're bummed about Amanda, but if she broke up with you, she's not the one.
See also: beer, cry
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cry in one's beer

Fig. to feel sorry for oneself. She calls up, crying in her beer, and talks on and on about her problems. Don't cry in your beer. Get yourself straightened out.
See also: beer, cry
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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IF I wasn't on the wagon I'd be crying in my beer. Yes, sympathetic reader, you find me two weeks into a six-week ordeal during which not one drop of alcohol will pass my lips.