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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