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more’s the pity

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmore’s the pitymore’s the pityspoken especially British EnglishPITY/IT'S A PITY used after describing a situation, to show that you wish it was not true Sue’s not coming, more’s the pity. pity
Examples from the Corpus
more’s the pityThey don't make films like his anymore - more's the pity.No Jane Carlyle, more's the pity.Now I'm too old to fall in love, more's the pity.I'm afraid this car doesn't belong to me, more's the pity.General Motors and Ford have not been dogged by raiders - more's the pity.So, more's the pity, are men like Sir Gordon Reece.The new staff are all women, more's the pity.
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