List of Phrases - Unit 6 (feelings - sadness)

Added by Shawon on 2014-07-08 

This blog will contain few list of phrases expressing sadness....

  • a glazed look of despair – a dull, sad facial expression
  • a throng of busy bodies – a group of people who are curious or interfering into other people’s affairs
  • as plumb-less as a mid-ocean trench – not able to be understood, just like a long deep hole dug in the centre of the sea
  • heart palpitated tremendously – heart beat very fast
  • huffing and puffing – breathing in and out noisily
  • woeful voice – very sad or disappointing tone
  • cry one's eyes out – if you cry your eyes out, you cry a lot and for a long time.
  • down in the dumps – someone who is down in the dumps is depressed or feeling gloomy.
  • down in the mouth – when someone is down in the mouth, they look unhappy, discouraged or depressed.
  • face like a wet week-end - If someone has a face like a wet week-end, they look sad and miserable.
  • your heart sinks – if your heart sinks, you feel very unhappy and despondent.
  • lump in your throat – if you have a lump in your throat, you have a tight feeling in your throat because of a strong emotion such as sadness or gratitude.

Category: Language
Tags: Feelings, Phrases, Words, Expression, Sadness

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