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a crying shame

a cry·ing shame
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey krahy-ing sheym]
    • /eɪ ˈkraɪ ɪŋ ʃeɪm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey krahy-ing sheym]
    • /eɪ ˈkraɪ ɪŋ ʃeɪm/

Definition of a crying shame words

  • phrase a crying shame You can say that something is a crying shame if you are annoyed and upset about it. 3

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Parts of speech for A crying shame

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

a crying shame popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 89% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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