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English definition of “it's a crying shame”

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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.
Translations of “it's a crying shame”
in Chinese (Traditional) 可恥, 不像話…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可耻, 不像话…
(Definition of it's a crying shame from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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