share (one's) sorrow

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share (one's) sorrow

1. To commiserate with one about the same or similar loss, disappointment, or misfortune. A: "I lost nearly everything during the economic crash." B: "I share your sorrow. I had to shutter the business my great-grandfather built because of the crash." We're going down to the bar with the other laid-off workers to share their sorrow.
2. To relate one's loss, disappointment, misfortune, or the source thereof to someone else. You should keep all that grief bottled up inside. It's important to share your sorrow with someone who can help you learn how to cope with it. It was nearly a year after her father died that Sarah finally shared her sorrow with me.
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share someone's sorrow

to grieve as someone else grieves. We all share your sorrow on this sad, sad day. I am sorry to hear about the death in your family. I share your sorrow.
See also: share, sorrow
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It simply means that they will show the public that they share their sorrow and are doing everything in their power to help.
"I express my deep condolences to the relatives and friends of the victims and share their sorrow. I wish all those injured as a result of this incident to recover soon."
We stand with them at this time of immense grief, and share their sorrow'
Hundreds of people took to social media to share their sorrow over the crash with dozens more laying flowers and tributes at the scene - both at the time and on the one-year anniversary of the tragedy.
I join them in their most difficult time and share their sorrow," said Naqvi in his message to Times Sport.
He has directed office-bearers of PML Sialkot to celebrate Eidul Fitr with the families of the martyred and share their sorrow and grief.
"We were accorded a warm welcome by the people, and we were moving with them, and the picture shows how delightful the people were when we arrived to share their sorrow," he added.
The MQM chief also advised his party workers and office bearer as well as the newly elected members of the parliament to visit the families of the party martyrs and share their sorrow and grief with them.
It was a safe place for them where they could share their sorrow and joy through art.
Along with giving its members the latest news, spokesman David Tice said the company set up chat rooms so that the AOL community could come together to talk and share their sorrow. By providing a number of ways online for its 30 million members to make charitable contributions, through Monday, Sept.
Thousands of tearful mourners are expected to descend on Royal Deeside to share their sorrow.
"At this difficult time, I ask you to convey to all the relatives and friends of the victims that I, on behalf of the people and government of Turkmenistan and my own behalf, share their sorrow and wish patience and immediate recovery."
ISLAMABAD, 21 May, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- MPs and ministers of ANP would soon start visit of camps established for Internally Displaced Persons(IDPs) to share their sorrow at this hour of need, said Secretary Information ANP Zahid Khan Talking to Express TV he said the people who are fleeing the fighting area of Swat need our special attention and political leadership should visit these camps to see the real picture of their miseries.
"Everyone is there for a common purpose, to share their sorrow and loss and in a way the support comes through because families are brought together."
You taught us, Lord, to love the weak To share their sorrows, dry their tears Take them to our heart, and seek A way to soothe their doubts and fears.