read it and weep


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read it and weep

Look at these results, which clearly show that I am the winner and you are the loser. A clichéd expression that is especially common in card games. Ha! Read it and weep—a royal flush! I win! A: "There's no way that you got cast in the lead role—my audition was way better than yours!" B: "Read it and weep, there's my name right at the top of the list!"
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read it and weep

Fig. read the bad news; hear the bad news. I'm sorry to bring you the bad news. Read it and weep.
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