on one's conscience
/ˌɑːn wˈʌnz kˈɑːnʃəns/
(of an unfortunate event) making one feel extreme guilt or sadness
to eat sb alive
/ˈiːt ˌɛsbˈiː ɐlˈaɪv/
to make someone experience extreme pain or distress
a lump in / to one's throat
/ɐ lˈʌmp ɪn ɔːɹ tə wˈʌnz θɹˈoʊt/
a feeling like something is stuck in one's throat, often caused by strong emotions or the need to cry
to eat one's heart out
/ˈiːt wˈʌnz hˈɑːɹt ˈaʊt/
to feel deep sadness or disappointment, especially over a lost opportunity or unfulfilled desire
to open the floodgates
/ˈoʊpən ðə flˈʌdɡeɪts/
to cause strong and overwhelming emotional reactions, often leading to a burst of tears, feelings, or memories
one's nose out of joint
/wˈʌnz nˈoʊz ˌaʊɾəv dʒˈɔɪnt/
a state of great annoynce or anger
to take sth to heart
/tˈeɪk ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ tə hˈɑːɹt/
to take advice or criticism very seriously and let it greatly influence one's decisions
out of one's element
/ˌaʊɾəv wˈʌnz ˈɛlɪmənt/
in a place or situation that is unsuitable or disadvantageous to one
sick and tired
/sˈɪk ænd tˈaɪɚd/
annoyed or disgusted by someone or something one has been dealing with for a long time
(down) in the dumps
/dˌaʊn ɪnðə dˈʌmps/
very sad and hopeless
to cry sb a river
/kɹˈaɪ ˌɛsbˈiː ɐ ɹˈɪvɚ/
to cry excessively in front of others in order to make them feel guilty or sad
broken heart
/bɹˈoʊkən hˈɑːɹt/
a state of great sorrow and sadness caused by the ending of a romantic relationship or the death of a loved one
to break one's heart
/bɹˈeɪk wˈʌnz hˈɑːɹt/
to make someone who loves one go through deep emotional pain and sorrow
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