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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Ten years since she died, democracy icon Corazon Aquino must be 'grieving for us'
'We can wipe away the tears of grief because I think it is the other way around: It is President Cory grieving for us at where we have gone, what we have become, who we are right now 10 years after she had passed on,' Villegas said.
However, A Ghost Story is a brilliant and creative examination of perhaps the most horrific realities that all of us face, that of our non-being and the fact that, when our time is up and the living stop grieving for us, our lives might just mean very little in the grand scheme of things.
'The grieving for us is over and what we want to do now is to remember the late Zulfarhan for what he stood for as we don't want his death to be in vain,' said Zulkarnain.
"It was the anniversary on Friday, but it's just another day of grieving for us. We are always grieving.