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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Ch Parvez Elahi while talking to the bereaved family on telephone has prayed for the departed soul and for solace and patience for the whole family and said that we share your sorrow and grief.
"Whether they were brave members of the AFP and PNP or civilians facing their future one day at a time, we share your sorrow at the loss of friends and loved ones," it said.
Meeting the victims of violence in the relief camps, Singh said, "I have come here to share your sorrow and pain and this is a time for healing." Assuring full support for the people affected in the violence, the Prime Minister said, "my government will do everything possible to help the victims."
''We share your sorrow and a resolve to stand with you in our common fight against those who use terrorism for their political goals,'' he said.
"We share your sorrow and are resolved to stand with you in our common
We share your sorrow and pray for the families of the fallen.
Writing on his website, legendary Whitesnake frontman David Coverdale said: "I share your sorrow, Liverpool.
No doubt, she's also sad so share your sorrow. Rather than only looking for comfort for yourself, give her a hug.
He said: " We share your sorrow, those lost are our children.