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weep buckets

To weep copiously; to cry intensely and for a long time. Everyone wept buckets during the funeral. What did you say to upset your brother? He's been weeping buckets upstairs for the last half hour!
See also: bucket, weep

weep buckets

Cry copiously, as in That sad tale of unrequited love always made her weep buckets. [Colloquial]
See also: bucket, weep
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Now he plans to leave the Light Blues weeping buckets after insisting lightning can strike twice.
It is the question I ask each time we're confronted with the maudlin passage in Nehemiah, Chapter 8, where Israel stands weeping buckets before Ezra the priest.
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She's weeping buckets as she tells America she's virtually homeless and on the edge of bankruptcy.
Well it may surprise Miss Primarolo, but I'm not weeping buckets for the affluent middle classes tippling excessively behind their curtains.
I also recall mourners weeping buckets at the funerals of folks they always seemed to despise.
"I'd want the whole table, the entire Royal Albert Hall audience weeping buckets for me - all 1,000 of the famous telly people," he jokes.
The Toon Army were captured on camera weeping buckets at Anfield after the last-gasp goal.
I've hit the bar plenty of times and while everyone seemed to be cheering Red Rum I was weeping buckets when he caught Crisp in the shadow of the line.
WEEPING buckets in front of the TV cameras is no problem for Smack the Pony comedy star Sally Phillips.
Don't Give up on us Baby by David Soul: Aged about 14, I would sit in my bedroom, playing this song over and over again and weeping buckets. So who was I breaking my heart over?
CS is often spotted weeping buckets in public-shedding crocodile tears over Lost Love.
My selections were all hors de combat and my wedge was last seen heading south in a black Sedan out of Gloucestershire to leave me weeping buckets with not even the prospect of a run for my money.