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He also does not back away from the uncomfortable theme of envy in friendships, challenging readers on whether they celebrate their friends' successes as easily as they commiserate with their failures.
Florenz Ziegfeld hired the great Bert Williams for the otherwise all-white Follies of 1910, inviting the audience to commiserate with a black man's misery in Williams's signature rendition of "Me and My Shadow.
exposing the underside of high school politics, and most YAs will be able to relate to it and to chuckle and commiserate with Ella over Carla's evil doings.
A: The benefits of professional development and networking--as well as being able to recharge your batteries and commiserate with your colleagues--are practically immeasurable.
Having colleagues with whom to commiserate was not the same as having a female mentor or role model who had "made it," so when I found myself unexpectedly pregnant near the end of my fellowship, I panicked--coping with morning sickness and wondering how I would ever care for a baby and start a practice and build a research program.
It's okay to commiserate a little bit--we all commiserate about it.
During the course of their letters, the two writers commiserate over doomed love affairs, compete to produce the most misery-soaked Genet quote, and ruminate on public sex, Zeeland's scarily close connection to Andrew Cunanan, and a shared thesis that gay life is often a lot more hassle than it's worth.
Although separated by centuries, I had found someone who could commiserate with me.
At first it was mainly to commiserate, but then talk turned to the future and ways in which they might be able to work together.
A personality fragments when multiple images of a single babble-spouting face are projected onto side-by-side heads of varied sizes--the main psyche and all the little voices in the nooks of the mind--and elsewhere dolls debate, exchange mania, and commiserate.
The tree's last patients, they commiserate in the empty blue.