a shoulder to cry on Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “a shoulder to cry on” in the English Dictionary

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a shoulder to cry on

C2 someone who is ​willing to ​listen to ​yourproblems and give you ​sympathy, ​emotionalsupport, and ​encouragement: I ​wish you'd been here when my ​motherdied and I needed a shoulder to ​cry on.
(Definition of a shoulder to cry on from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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