that's a shame(redirected from that's a shame!)
that's a shame
That is really unfortunate; that's too bad. Can be used sarcastically. A: "Tom and I broke up yesterday." B: "Aw, that's a shame! You two were such a cute couple!" A: "I'm sorry, but I have decided not to accept your offer." B: "That's a shame. We really thought you were the perfect person for the role." I guess he decided to delete his account from the forum. That's a shame—I'm sure we'll all miss his inane observations.
See also: shame
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