shed a tear


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shed a tear

To cry or weep, especially from grief; to grieve or mourn in general. Everyone in the room was shedding tears by the end of the ceremony. Their relationship had soured so much over the years that John didn't shed a tear when he heard of his brother's death.
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I WON'T SHED A TEAR An Englishman's shed is his castle and his mock Tudor house, hostelry, Canadian log cabin, eco pod and spinning summerhouse, according to Friday's final of Amazing Spaces: Shed of the Year on Channel 4.
Summary: Barack Obama shed a tear as he thanked young campaign workers, the day after he was re-elected as President of the United States.
If you're going to shed a tear for anyone this weekend, shed a tear for men who are forced to graft solidly until they're 65 and who, when they do actually get a chance to retire, are too weak and broken to do anything other than sit at home watching Cash In The Attic and The Alan Titchmarsh Show.
"I shed a tear as the lads ran to our fans in the Broomloan Stand.
Jason named me Latron, he said I had street cred Fell 10 branches down, from my nest onto my head Didn't even shed a tear, when my real folks wouldn't feed me Just chipped and flexed on cats, 'cause I'm straight up G So I got this homie now; li'l vegan feeds me on my perch It's chill, I kick it, dude changes my paper like it's church So I'ma roll with Graham for a minute, least 'til I learn to fly I maybe a Bluejay someday, but I'll be Ragamuffin 'TIL I DIE
"I shed a tear or two for him," said Albert simply.
But before you picket or shed a tear for city arts, know that he's pledged to rebuild the theaters within the new building - and there's no FAR or design bonus to do so.
Yet, while my sister is beside herself with grief, I've yet to shed a tear.
FOOTBALL great George Best said he will "shed a tear" when he sells his treasured trophies to buy a mountain retreat.
Dr Rick Jolly, the surgeon commander who set up the Ajax Bay field hospital and treated the wounded from both sides during the war, said: "I don't shed a tear for him at all.