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Phrasal Verbs

feel for

This page is about the phrasal verb feel for

Meaning

If you feel for someone, you have sympathy for them or feel sad because they are suffering.

Synonym

sympathize with (formal)

For example

  • feel for sb We all felt for Vince when we heard about what had happened to his dog.

  • feel for sb I feel for her because I know what she's going through.

Quick Quiz

Everyone felt for Robbie when he told us that he was

a. a millionaire

b. heartbroken

c. into bodybuilding

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