a shoulder to cry on

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Definition of a shoulder to cry on

1 : a person who gives sympathy and support She's always been a sympathetic shoulder to cry on.
2 : sympathy and support He offered me a shoulder to cry on when my husband left me.

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“A shoulder to cry on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20shoulder%20to%20cry%20on. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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