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Sounds like sour grapes.
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Sorry for the sour grapes; good luck the rest of the year.
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sour grapes (noun)

  • Things that somebody pretends to despise because he/she cannot obtain or have it.
  • A putting down or expression of disdain about something that one desires but cannot have.
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Sour Grapes

  • In an old fable by Aesop, a hun...
  • In an old fable by Aesop, a hungry fox noticed a bunch of juicy grapes hanging from a vine. After several failed attempts to reach the grapes, the fox gave up and insisted that he didn't want them anyway because they were probably sour. Nowadays when somebody expresses sour grapes, it means that they put down something simply because they can't have it. The phrase is often used incorrectly as another way to express bitterness or resentment.
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Sour grapes

  • Something you say when someone pretends not to be jealous.
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sour grapes

  • this phrase is derived from the fable by an acient guy called aesop the story is that a fox sees some grapes high up0n a tree, he tries to get them,but after many failed attempts,the fox walks aways and says 'they are probably sour anyway' when somebody says 'thats sour grapes' they are talkign about somebody desiring something,but unable to have it,so they pretend like they dont want it.when infact they do!
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Honestly you just sound like sour grapes man.
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Wow, talk about sour grapes.
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That's not at all what "sour grapes" means.
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That's a sour-grapes insult you throw at someone after they reject you, not a general-purpose belittlement / dehumanization slur.
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Sour grapes all day.
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Call it sour grapes, and I realize it's only one game in a 16 game season, but the whole thing with being carried off the field against Detroit just strikes me as a supremely childish act.
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It's classic sour grapes bias, but I can't totally refute his points.
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Unless he's got sour grapes over being canned due to a report from another coworker; one who is say of Mexican descent, lives in Canada, has been at Comcast for 8 years, and has a record sales day of 18 sales.
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It really comes off as a lot of people getting upset that the bias of the sub isn't their bias, and griping about sour grapes as a result.
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Can it really be sour grapes though if you don't want what you can't have?
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Sour grapes.
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Sour grapes... hmm.
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You are upset you weren't chosen to have sex, and now you have sour grapes.
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Sour grapes.
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Ok, can you in any way prove this, or is it just sour grapes?
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Sour grapes
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Sour grapes?
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Would there be actual sour grapes against Barney and Ted about him seeing Robin again, or would it be a "that was 15 damn years ago, we've all moved on" type of thing?
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Sour Grapes by The Descendents on their album "Liveage!"
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is it sour grapes when 95% of CFB fans agree your team got screwed?
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Sour grapes and all that.
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And he can enjoy those sour, sour grapes.
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Sour grapes.
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AWWWW MAANNN sour grape flavored cookies, this blows.
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I'm biased, but complaining about the rules after the fight sure seemed like sour grapes.
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I missed that before, but I was thinking it sounded like sour grapes, too.
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I was actually thinking maybe it wasn't even entirely conscious because people are very good at shielding themselves from their own true feelings and motives, bizarrely enough, and it would be the perfect subconscious way to vent these sour grapes without consciously acknowledging it by attributing your feelings to a guy who is no longer alive to confirm or deny it (Hendrix).
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Sounds like sour grapes to me.
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Parting is such sour grapes.
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I'm glad someone, somewhere in this thread actually added a dose of reality to the sour grapes.
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Sour grapes.
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The rest of this post may seem like sour grapes, but oh well.
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It's easy to call sour grapes on that one, but the guy had a private programming tutor from like 14 onward and his dad was part of the first round of funding.
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It sounds like sour grapes born of laziness, but I shouldn't have to boycott every company doing something I don't like (which may not be possible for me to find out, if it's possible for me to even buy certain products entirely while adhering the boycott), I shouldn't feel like I'm running from one issue to the other just to preserve democracy itself, and I shouldn't be forced to distill all my opinions on all the various diverse issues down to a single binary choice at the ballot box.
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I can taste your sour grapes from here
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Just sour grapes.
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- And consequently this is root of most all regulation - sour grapes businessmen who cant compete lobby and bribe politicians to destroy their competitors.
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Sour grapes
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Sure he might be bad that they are back, but I doubt there would be any sour grapes towards Cena for doing what he did.
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Maybe it was just a few sour grapes at the time down voting I dunno.
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this "article" is nothing more than sour grapes
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And I agree about the sour grapes complaining about people using "their gym"... if just one of those newbies sticks to it and achieves their goals, it's damn worth the wait!
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I feel bad that your company went out of business and Foley's shirt/deal fell through but this sounds like sour grapes.
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you don't want to descend into a sour grapes mindset though.
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