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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.
See also: sulk
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Even if this happens, after the sulk, do the same thing again so that eventually you get all your points across.
Just when Modi's backers were celebrating his elevation the patriarch has gone into a sulk leaving partymen at a loss
A dog that's sulking out of fear will usually continue to sulk; a dog that's sulking out of stubbornness will typically change its mind and obey the command.
Then, if they don't get what they want, they throw a tantrum, stalk off, slam doors, lock themselves in and sulk.
"Everyone sulks, but you have to get over it, keep yourself fit as you can - and be ready to snatch that chance.
The Llandudno-born defender said: "I'm not the sort of player who sulks about something like being moved from the senior squad to the Under-21s at the last minute.
The Northern Ireland assistant-manager branded Gerrard and his England team-mates incredible sulks following their shock 1-0 defeat in Belfast 10 days ago.
Work out a way to have time together away from your father-inlaw, whether he likes it or not, and whether he sulks or not.
The only consolation is that however much she sulks, you can be sure you've made the right decision, so don't feel guilty.
When he sulks, it's a form of emotional blackmail to get his own way.
THEY'VE only been dating a couple of months but already Naomi Campbell's sulks and tantrums are rubbing off on her young lover, Usher.
But the prolific striker, whose sulks wreaked havoc at Celtic and Nottingham Forest, showed he'd lost none of his arrogance by claiming his conscience was clear.
Obviously, he takes no interest in the house, but I bet that once the conservatory is up and he comes out of his sulk, he'll be the one sat in there with his newspaper!
After the required repair by the groundstaff to what was the fifth in the 2m11/2f handicap hurdle, Chartplan lined up and sulked his way round.
From now on, if he wants to sulk, ignore him and get on with doing something else you enjoy.