a crying shame meaning

  "a crying shame" in a sentence
[American slang]
Fig. a very unfortunate situation; a real shame.
  It's a crying shame that people cannot afford adequate housing.
  That your father could not attend graduation was a crying shame.


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  1. it's a crying shame, the way they treat their children
  2. i think it's a crying shame that hospitals have to close some of their wards through lack of staff
  3. To have the river destroy this thing is a crying shame.
  4. "It's a crying shame ."
  5. It's a crying shame is what it is.

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