grieve for (someone or something)

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grieve for (someone or something)

To experience intense feelings of sadness or mourning due to a particular loss (often the death of a loved one). It's been years since my mother died, and yet I'm still grieving for her. You need time to grieve for what you lost by growing up in such a dysfunctional household.
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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"So, while I grieve for one, I may be welcoming another into the world.
Not only do you have to grieve for one child, but two which is all the more harder to deal with.
Why does the nation grieve for one teacher in space and not mourn the 1,100 people who have been murdered in South Africa?