in sympathy (with something)

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in sympathy (with something)

In tandem with something; at the same time as and because of something else. The data clearly show that rates of depression rise in sympathy with rates of unemployment. The European stock market suffered another day of large losses in sympathy with concerns of rising interest rates in America.
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Protests against violence and in sympathy with the victims were to take place Saturday in 25 countries.