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wear sackcloth and ashes

to show by ​yourbehaviour that you are very ​sorry for something you did that was ​wrong
(Definition of wear sackcloth and ashes from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wear sackcloth and ashes”
in Chinese (Simplified) 极其懊悔,处于忏悔中…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極其懊悔,處於懺悔中…
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