have pity on (one)(redirected from have/take pity on)
have pity on (one)
To act compassionately or with sympathy toward one. Please, have pity on me, I don't want to die! The three spirits taught Scrooge how to have pity on his fellow man.
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have pity on someone (or an animal)
to have compassion toward someone or an animal. Please! Have pity on us. Let us come in!
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.