Translation of sob story in Spanish:

sob story

dramón, n.



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    dramón masculine informal
    tragedia feminine
    • A conwoman who has been waking people in the middle of the night, spinning a sob story to trick them out of money has been foiled by an 80-year-old woman.
    • As careful reporters and producers demonstrated over and over again, a story that makes you cry need not be a sob story, and should not be.
    • You ask mid-sentence in your sob story about being used for nothing more than knowing your way around a computer.
    • He had heard the entire sob story during a night with her.
    • I stumbled on this article from CNN which details the sob story of a 15 year old boy found guilty of murder.
    • Then he goes into the sob story of not finding work.
    • He had refused it, but she told him the same sob story she told me.
    • Best of all last night was that although Alicia gave a bit of a sob story about her upbringing she didn't focus on it as much as last week.
    • The abuse ranges from violence in the home to financial abuse where a person is deliberately befriended and told a sob story so they leave cash in their will.
    • I'm not pleading for sympathy or giving you a sob story, that's not my style, but it is really, really getting to me.
    • Since you're a soft touch for a sob story, I thought I'd pass this on.
    • She made the cut not because she was a great singer but because she had a sob story.
    • She was quick to sympathize and usually only a sob story could sway her vote unless the teller seemed too pathetic to her.
    • Female contestants vied to tell the weepiest sob story to win the bushel of prizes.
    • When she called Bell she could have pulled out the standard sob story, but instead she managed to convince the woman at accounts just how great these boots really were.
    • I told her a sob story about a math assignment, a philosophy paper and computer science midterm in a way that I thought would assure a remedy for my chronic procrastination.
    • Another one I don't want to hear is the sob story about people working at the big financial firms who didn't get raises.
    • He hands over his expense money in an airport when he falls for a sob story from a woman.
    • Giving a client a sob story to elicit money is usually a bad idea.
    • ‘It's not a sob story because I think all writers have a point where they burn out,’ says the 32-year-old.