shed tears over

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  • shed — I. /ʃɛd / (say shed) noun 1. an outbuilding, usually for a specific purpose, as storage, work area, etc.: a tractor shed. 2. such an outbuilding with a roof but no walls: a hay shed. 3. a small building in the backyard of a family home, often of… …  

  • Crocodile tears — Crocodile Croc o*dile (kr[o^]k [ o]*d[imac]l; 277), n. [L. crocodilus, Gr. kroko deilos: cf. F. crocodile. Cf. {Cookatrice}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A large reptile of the genus {Crocodilus}, of several species. They grow to the length of sixteen or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shed — 01. We have a small [shed] in our backyard where we store our gardening tools, lawn mower, and bicycles. 02. Snakes regularly [shed] their skin as they grow larger. 03. If you start learning a foreign language as an adult, you will probably never …   Grammatical examples in English

  • crocodile tears — noun a hypocritical display of sorrow; false or insincere weeping the secretaries wept crocodile tears over the manager s dilemma politicians shed crocodile tears over the plight of the unemployed • Hypernyms: ↑hypocrisy, ↑lip service * * * noun… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crocodile tears — For other uses, see Crocodile tears (disambiguation). Crocodile tears (or superficial sympathy) are a false or insincere display of emotion such as a hypocrite crying fake tears of grief. The phrase gives its name to crocodile tears syndrome, an… …   Wikipedia

  • To give over — Give Give, v. i. 1. To give a gift or gifts. [1913 Webster] 2. To yield to force or pressure; to relax; to become less rigid; as, the earth gives under the feet. [1913 Webster] 3. To become soft or moist. [Obs.] Bacon . [1913 Webster] 4. To move; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • crocodile tears — /ˈkrɒkədaɪl tɪəz/ (say krokuhduyl tearz) plural noun 1. false or insincere tears, as the tears said to be shed by crocodiles over those they devour. 2. hypocritical show of sorrow …  

  • Mourning of Muharram — See also: Day of Ashura Shia Muslims in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in a Majlis as part of the commemoration of Muharram Mourning of Muharram …   Wikipedia

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