tea and sympathy

noun

chiefly British, old-fashioned
: kind treatment and care that is given to someone who is upset
She could use some tea and sympathy.

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“Tea and sympathy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tea%20and%20sympathy. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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