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    About "Cry me a river."

    There is a song "Cry me a river"(1953). How should I analyze this title grammatically? My opinion: Cry(Vt) me(Indirect Object) a river(Direct Object). This sentence has a parallel construction to: He shed me tears of joy. =He shed tears of joy for me. "A river" here is a metaphor for "tears...
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