sulk about

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!
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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.
See also: sulk
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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