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English definition of “feel for sb”

feel for sb

verb uk phrasal verb with feel   /fiːl/ (felt, felt) us  
to experience sympathy and sadness for someone because they are suffering: I know what it's like to be lonely, so I do feel for her.Sympathy and compassion
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