tea and sympathy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"tea and sympathy" in British English

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tea and sympathy

UK old-fashioned kindness and ​sympathy that you show to someone who is ​upset: It's ​time for ​action, not just tea and ​sympathy.
(Definition of tea and sympathy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tea and sympathy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 安慰和同情…
in Chinese (Traditional) 安慰和同情…
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