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Meaning of "a shoulder to cry on" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A SHOULDER TO CRY ON

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A SHOULDER TO CRY ON

a pretty penny
a priori
A road
a run for one´s money
A series
A shares
a shingle short
a shot across someone´s bows
a sight
a sight for sore eyes
A sizes
a slap in the face
a slap on the back
a slap on the wrist
a soda
a sop to Cerberus
a spider´s web of sth
a sticky end
a stout heart
a stroke

WORDS THAT END LIKE A SHOULDER TO CRY ON

be dirty on
carry on
do the dirty on
go easy on
have a derry on
have pity on
heavy on
lay on
play on
put money on
try on

Synonyms and antonyms of a shoulder to cry on in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «A SHOULDER TO CRY ON»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «a shoulder to cry on» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of a shoulder to cry on

Translation of «a shoulder to cry on» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A SHOULDER TO CRY ON

Find out the translation of a shoulder to cry on to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a shoulder to cry on from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a shoulder to cry on» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

一个肩膀上哭泣
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

un hombro para llorar
570 millions of speakers

English

a shoulder to cry on
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक कंधे पर रोना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الكتف في البكاء على
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

плечо , чтобы кричать на
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

um ombro para chorar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি কাঁধে কান্নাকাটি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

une épaule sur laquelle pleurer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bahu untuk menangis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

eine Schulter zum Anlehnen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

肩上泣く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

어깨 에 울기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pundhak nangis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một bờ vai để khóc trên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு தோள் மீது அழுகிறேன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रडणे हा एक खांदा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ağlamak için bir omuz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

una spalla su cui piangere
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

na ramię płakać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

плече , щоб кричати на
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

un umăr pe care să plângi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

έναν ώμο για να κλάψει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n skouer om op te huil
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en axel att gråta på
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en skulder å gråte på
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a shoulder to cry on

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A SHOULDER TO CRY ON»

The term «a shoulder to cry on» is very widely used and occupies the 15.692 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A SHOULDER TO CRY ON» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a shoulder to cry on

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A SHOULDER TO CRY ON»

Discover the use of a shoulder to cry on in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a shoulder to cry on and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Webster's New World American Idioms Handbook
He needs a vacation! a shoulder to cry on sympathetic support; a friend who listens to one's problems. Often said as to be or have a shoulder to cry on. o If you need a shoulder to cry on, I'm here. 0 Thanks for always being a shoulder that I can ...
Gail Brenner, 2011
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Poems from the Heart: A Moving Collection
A shoulder to cry on we all need sometimes Through all our downs it's good to have someone around Through heartache and pain, in all kinds of rain. A shoulder to cry on can be a lot of comfort It can help take it all away, you my friend you've ...
Bonnie Blanton, 2011
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a Word of Thought, a Lover's Heart, and a Passion for the Renown
... be the best I can be Whether that is your Best friend A shoulder to cry on The one to defend The rock to lie on Cause, Baby I love you I see you With your boy And it Hurts inside But when You smile I lock the Pain away Our hugs Last forever ...
Isaac Jones
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Think Smart Bahasa Inggris
What is meant by 'a shoulder to cry on'? a. A place for crying. b. A part of body. c. Someone you can share with. d. Someone to hug. e. A place to hide. 60. 'Life is full of lots of up and downs'. this statement mean? a. We encounter various ...
Deni Kodrat & Diah G.
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Pool of Life: The Autobiography of a Punjabi Agony Aunt
“Modhe da asra, a shoulder to cry on.” That's what is said about my work as an agony aunt, supporting many, many people who felt that they had no-one else to turn to. Often it was hard for them to make a phone call undetected, and they ...
Kailash Puri, Eleanor Nesbitt, 2013
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イギリス英語でとっさのひとこと:
You look like you need a shoulder to cry on. W You look like you need a shoulder to cry on. Oh, Jane, everything's gone wrong. l forgot the meeting this morning and then l was sick and... W OK, slow down. Here's a tissue... Let's start from the ...
Cafeglobe.com, 2003
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A Dictionary of Anglo-American Proverbs & Proverbial ...
To be a shoulder to cry on 1962 It was typical of Natasha to use somebody like Gerda as a convenient shoulder to cry on. (p. 93) Moyes, Patricia. Death on the Agenda. 1962. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982. 1986 "And I suppose a ...
George B. Bryan, Wolfgang Mieder, 2005
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Harrap's essential English Dictionary
5 If someone provides you with a shoulder to cry on, they are someone that you are able to tell your troubles to. 6 If people do something shoulder to shoulder, they do it side by side, or in friendship and agreement. Shoulder bag /'Joulda bag / ...
‎1996
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Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary with CD-ROM
... ad 'shoulder |bag; 'shoulder 'blade; 'shoulder lpad; 'shoulder |strap; a 'shoulder to 'cry on; a |shoulder to 'cry on @ a 'shoulder to 'cry on shoulder-length 'jaol.da| le1]k6, ...
Peter Roach, Jane Setter, John Esling, 2011
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Life Is Beautiful: La Vita Es Hermosa
... look for other things to do And maybe when I've cried my last, I'll feel much better inside But one day soon and time has past I'll know that I have tried The Crying Game Shawn Lanard Lane Swallowed by the tear .47. A Shoulder To Cry On.
Mylia Tiye Mal Jaza, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A SHOULDER TO CRY ON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a shoulder to cry on is used in the context of the following news items.
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A thank-you to my parents for guidance, rules, support
Mom, thank you for giving me a shoulder to cry on when my “friends” broke my heart, and to let me know that my world wasn't crashing down ... «HeraldNet, Jul 15»
2
Coronation Street's Tracy Barlow locks lips with Robert Preston
Feeling dejected, Tracy can't face the wake and heads home to seek solace in photo albums. Robert is there with a shoulder to cry on and tells ... «Metro, Jul 15»
3
TV Pick of the Day: Casualty, BBC One, July 4
... sabbatical from the show in 2004, but apart from that has always been on hand to mop furrowed brows and lend a shoulder to cry on. «Western Morning News, Jul 15»
4
EastEnders: The Tamwar Masood and Nancy Carter love story lives …
Not only was Nancy witness to Kush and Stacey's intimacy outside the Queen Vic, the feisty blonde was also a shoulder to cry on for her mother ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Sesame Street's Maria to bow out of show after 44 years
Manzano joined the programme back in 1971 and eventually became a series regular as a shoulder to cry on for stars such as Big Bird and ... «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Casualty: Why Charlie Fairhead is still mopping brows at Holby City …
... sabbatical from the show in 2004, but apart from that has always been on hand to mop furrowed brows and lend a shoulder to cry on. «Hull Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Langport woman recognised for 'amazing' work with children on …
"We think it is summed up in what one: parent said: 'She has been a confidante, a counsellor, a shoulder to cry on and a playmate to their child ... «Western Gazette, Jul 15»
8
Bereaved Parents Awareness Month
... reach out to bereaved parents and their families by giving them someone who will listen to them without advising them; a shoulder to cry on; ... «Casper Journal, Jul 15»
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Review: 'Winter's Bone' Director Debra Granik Paints A Remarkable …
... exterior belies a gentle, sensitive soul, one that can't help but continue to reach out to others, to offer a helping hand or a shoulder to cry on. «Indie Wire, Jul 15»
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Loma Linda Ronald McDonald House to build expansion
“They've made us so comfortable here, welcomed us with open arms, and given us a shoulder to cry on,” she said. “All in all, Loma Linda's ... «San Bernardino County Sun, Jul 15»

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