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grieve for someone or something

to mourn for someone or something. Don't grieve for me. I'm okay. She grieved for her lost chances.
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grieve over someone or something

to lament and pine for someone or something. Now, don't grieve over a lost cat. There is no reason to continue grieving over him.
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What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over.

Prov. You cannot be upset by something you do not know about. When Robbie cracked his mother's favorite vase, he simply turned the cracked side toward the wall. "What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over," he thought.
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what the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over

if you're unaware of an unpleasant fact or situation you can't be troubled by it. proverb
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Despite that, Mr Grieve, who will be giving up his newspaper marketing job in Edinburgh, said he is determined to fulfil his dream of a lifetime.
Mr Grieve, head of the Met's racial and violent crimes taskforce, paid tribute to the parents of the black teenager, who was killed at a bus stop in Eltham, south-east London in 1993.
I am extremely pleased to announce the addition of Karyn White to our consulting team," commented George Grieve.
Allow children and adolescents space to grieve in their own way.
Allan Grieve, deputy rector at Falkirk High in Stirlingshire, even took some of the images to school with him.
But not only is Guy Grieve leaving behind the daily grind, he is also saying goodbye to his wife and their two young sons for a year.
Tom Grieve, then an outfielder with the first-year Texas Rangers, says those numbers don't begin to tell the story.
A former Conservative MP for Solihull, Mr Percy Grieve, has died in hospital in France at the age of 83 after a short illness.
Allan Grieve, 45, depute rector of Falkirk High School in Stirlingshire, is accused of approaching the girls in a car park in Alloa, Clacks, and in the town in August last year.
It will take Christine Grieve, of Stockton Heath, Warrington, eight days to negotiate the route in aid of Warrington's St Rocco's Hospice, the NSPCC and Barnardo's.
And, as he circles Tehran's desolate suburban hills in a late-model Range Rover, it's evident that there's a lot to grieve for.
Dominic Grieve QC said he will apply to the High Court to have the accidental deaths verdict of the original hearing quashed so a new one can be held.
John Grieve, who lives in Solihull, has won a special award in recognition of the milestone singing with the internationally-renowned Canoldir Male Choir.
Eamonn said they want to find Pat's body so they can grieve properly.
It's becoming as routine as a morning cup of coffee for hockey vagabond Brent Grieve.