To cry or weep, especially from grief; to grieve or mourn in general.
Everyone in the room was shedding tears by the end of the ceremony.
Their relationship had soured so much over the years that John didn’t shed a tear when he heard of his brother’s death.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The idiom ‘shed a tear’ means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”
Example usage of idiom ‘shed a tear’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.