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Meaning of “it's a crying shame” in the English Dictionary

"it's a crying shame" in British English

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it's a crying shame

old-fashioned something that you say when you ​think a ​situation is ​wrong: It's a crying ​shame that she's ​paid so little for what she does.
(Definition of it's a crying shame from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “it's a crying shame”
in Chinese (Simplified) 可耻, 不像话…
in Chinese (Traditional) 可恥, 不像話…
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