come/go crawling to

idiom

Definition of come/go crawling to

informal
: to go to (someone) for help or approval in a way that shows one is weak or sorry for what one has done Don't come crawling to me for help later if you aren't going to listen to me now. He's gone crawling back to his old girlfriend.

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“Come/go crawling to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%2Fgo%20crawling%20to. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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