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sympathy

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈsɪmpəθi/
PROBLEMS B2 when you show that you understand and care about someone's problems
сочувствие
I have no sympathy for people who say they can't find work but are really just too lazy to look.Sympathy and compassion
IDEAS agreement with or support for someone's ideas or actions
одобрение
Scott was in sympathy with this view.Sympathy and compassion
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