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a shoulder to cry on

a shoul·der to cry on
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey shohl-der too krahy on, awn]
    • /eɪ ˈʃoʊl dər tu kraɪ ɒn, ɔn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey shohl-der too krahy on, awn]
    • /eɪ ˈʃoʊl dər tu kraɪ ɒn, ɔn/

Definitions of a shoulder to cry on words

  • phrase a shoulder to cry on If someone offers you a shoulder to cry on or is a shoulder to cry on, they listen sympathetically as you talk about your troubles. 3
  • noun a shoulder to cry on a person one turns to for sympathy with one's troubles 3

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Parts of speech for A shoulder to cry on

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a shoulder to cry on popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 87% 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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