sob to (one)(redirected from sob something to)
sob to (one)
To weep uncontrollably to one (about something). A noun or pronoun can be used between "sob" and "to" to specify what's being told to the other person. The poor girl went sobbing to her parents after getting picked on at school. He sobbed an apology to his wife, promising to never do it again.
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sob something to someone
to cry and tell one's troubles to someone. He is always sobbing his sad tale to anyone who will listen. Timmy sobbed his story to the teacher.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.