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Sad or Depressed - Reactions

Crying is one reaction to being sad.  When someone is crying, you know it is because they are sad for some reason.  Here are some questions you can ask.

"Why are you crying?"
"What's wrong?"
"Why are you sad?"
"What's bothering you?"
"Why do you feel so bad?"
"Why are you depressed?"
"What's making you feel like this?"

Because there are so many things in the world that can make us sad, it is hard to cover everything.  I can only cover the tip of the iceberg on this subject.  But feel free to ask any specific questions and we will let you know the proper sentence for your situation.

"Our team lost the final match.  We were second place."
"My mother is very sick right now.  I'm worried and sad."
"My grandmother is in the hospital.  I don't think she's going to make it."
"My uncle was diagnosed with cancer.  The doctors don't expect him to make it."
"My cousin was killed in a car accident.  It was the saddest thing in my life."
"I trained so hard, but I didn't make the wrestling team.  I'm a little down."
"I didn't get into that University.  I'm so depressed and my parents are going to be so disappointed."
"My grandfather just passed away.  I was so close to him."

Sometimes sadness can turn into anger.  For example, when the US gets away with gold medals at the cost of Koreans or other countries, it's sad to see.  After the initial feeling, it turns into anger.

"Korea lost the gold medal to the US.  It was so depressing watching the US get away with another gold medal."
"I'm getting sick of watching Korea get screwed by the Americans.  It's really discouraging."

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