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woe is me

old use or humorous said to ​express how ​unhappy you are: I'm ​cold and ​wet and I don't have enough ​money for the ​bushome. Oh woe is me!
(Definition of woe is me from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “woe is me”
in Chinese (Simplified) 苦啊, 惨哪…
in Chinese (Traditional) 苦啊, 慘哪…
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