a trouble shared is a trouble halved


a trouble shared is a trouble halved
a trouble shared is a trouble halved proverb talking to someone else about one's problems helps to alleviate them.
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  • a trouble shared is a trouble halved — 1931 D. L. SAYERS Five Red Herrings ix. ‘Unbosom yourself,’ said Wimsey. ‘Trouble shared is trouble halved.’ 1966 A. CARTER Shadow Dance viii. He found he wanted to share the experience of the previous night with Edna (a trouble shared is a… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • (a) trouble shared is a trouble halved — a trouble ˌshared is a trouble ˈhalved idiom (saying) if you talk to sb about your problems and worries, instead of keeping them to yourself, they seem less serious Main entry: ↑troubleidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • a trouble shared is a trouble halved — proverb talking to someone else about one s problems helps to alleviate them …   Useful english dictionary

  • trouble — ► NOUN 1) difficulty or problems. 2) effort or exertion. 3) a cause of worry or inconvenience. 4) (in trouble) in a situation in which one is liable to incur punishment or blame. 5) public unrest or disorder. ► VERB …   English terms dictionary

  • trouble — see a trouble shared is a trouble halved never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you do not meet troubles halfway needles and pins, needles and pins, when a man marries, his trouble begins …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Thematic Index — absence absence makes the heart grow fonder he who is absent is always in the wrong the best of friends must part blue are the hills that are far away distance lends enchantment to the view out of sight, out of mind …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • cliché — cli|ché [ˈkli:ʃeı US kli:ˈʃeı] n [Date: 1800 1900; : French; Origin: , past participle of clicher to print from a metal plate ] an idea or phrase that has been used so much that it is not effective or does not have any meaning any longer ▪ There… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • halve — see a trouble shared is a trouble halved …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • problem — see if you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem a trouble shared is a trouble halved …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • share — see a trouble shared is a trouble halved …   Proverbs new dictionary