feel for

feel for
To express sympathy for, to sympathise with.

I feel for him, hes lost two family members in two months.


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  • feel for — verb share the suffering of (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑pity, ↑compassionate, ↑condole with, ↑sympathize with • Derivationally related forms: ↑compassion (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • feel for — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms feel for : present tense I/you/we/they feel for he/she/it feels for present participle feeling for past tense felt for past participle felt for feel for someone to feel sympathy for someone I really feel for… …   English dictionary

  • feel for — tell your mother we certainly feel for her Syn: sympathize with, be sorry for, pity, feel pity for, feel sympathy for, feel compassion for, be moved by; commiserate with, condole with …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • feel for — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you feel for something, for example in the dark, you try to find it by moving your hand around until you touch it. [V P n] I felt for my wallet and papers in my inside pocket... [V adv/prep P n] I slumped down in my usual… …   English dictionary

  • feel for — (from Idioms in Speech) (smb) to sympathize with Oh, thank you much, Mr. Grump, I know you would feel for us in our trouble. (R. Aldington) He remained absurd, but the sincerity of his passion excited one s sympathy. I could understand how his… …   Idioms and examples

  • feel for — phr verb Feel for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑pulse …   Collocations dictionary

  • feel for someone — {v. phr.}, {informal} To be able to sympathize with someone s problems. * /I can really feel for you, John, for losing your job./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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