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sulk over (someone or something)

To have a brooding, sullenly aloof, silently resentful attitude or demeanor because of someone or something. A: "What's wrong with Jim?" B: "Oh, he's still sulking over being passed over for the promotion." You can't spend your whole life sulking over your husband. It's time to move on!
See also: over, sulk

sulk about (someone or something)

To have a brooding, sullenly aloof, silently resentful attitude or demeanor because of someone or something. A: "What's wrong with Jim?" B: "Oh, he's still sulking about being passed over for the promotion." You can't spend your whole life sulking about your husband. It's time to move on!
See also: sulk

sulk about someone or something

 and sulk over someone or something
to pout or be sullen about someone or something. What are you sulking about now? There is no need to sulk over Mary.
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It's rare to find a feminist group that ever mentions Daphne Sulk. Yet they regularly beat their drums about hate crimes legislation, even-especially--when it has little to do with women.
When the stock market doesn't get what it wants, and no one really knows what that is, it stalks off-in this case down-locks itself up in a financial ivory tower and sulks. Unfortunately, good companies get swept up with the bad, and everyone suffers.
And if he doesn't, you'll have a brand new conservatory to escape to while he sulks elsewhere.
JOHN HOWELL NEIL says: I'm not sure Ben Arfa has ever sulked, but the point on Cabaye is valid.
What should have been a triumph for NaMo as he ascended the campaign committee throne has turned out to be a sulk melodrama by the old fox L K Advani.
"It is better to build a team gradually than to bring in players who will pout and sulk," The Sun quoted Kalou, as saying.
With unemployment levels high, wages rising slower than the price of your weekly shop and climate change threatening to destroy the world as we know it, Barrie J Davies is hoping to capture the public mood with an organised sulk.
He was really excited about the holiday and was the perfect travel partner for the Mute Sulk. The Mute Sulk immediately put his iPhone and speakers on.
He doesn't want players who are going to sulk and stuff like that if they are not in the first XI.
Winter pansies grow best in well-drained, slightly acid soil and in areas that see the best winter sun - in shade they may sit and sulk until the spring.
They don't sit around and sulk or throw the toys out of their pram if they don't make the team.
We can either sulk about it - we didn't sulk last year - and we can't sulk this year.
For those who sulk as their way of dealing with things, not only does this play havoc with those individuals, but sulking behaviour causes unnecessary stress, tension and upset to others around these people, almost acting as a deliberate punishment.
VERDICT Fair Along doesn't exactly sulk when he fails to grab an early lead, but he runs with a lot more enthusiasm when he is allowed an easy time of things up front and I'm not convinced he's got the pace to track over from stall 13 without having to work too hard to assume his favoured role.