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Bleed

1. To lose money in a venture or investment over time. Bleeding may occur fast or slowly, but never improves. See also: Stop the bleeding.

2. To extract an excessively high price in a transaction or venture under threat of force or some other harm. Bleeding in this sense is illegal.
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I realise that some of those who lost their jobs may have been lucky enough to find other work but many will not and will be finding things very tough; my heart bleeds for them.
"My heart bleeds to play for Pakistan and I am dying to play for my country.
MY heart bleeds for outgoing Ceann Comhairle John O'Donoghue...
As a resident of Stratford Road in Sparkhill my heart bleeds for the poor shopkeepers who fear their trade will dry up once red lines are painted outside their shops.
MY heart bleeds for Raith Rovers fans again this week, having a loaded gun put to their heads by chairman Colin McGowan who said if punters don't stop giving him stick they'll see architects and engineers measuring up Stark's Park for flats and houses.
Azam Baig Tajik, an activist, posted in his Facebook timeline 'We are sorry for the poor girl - my heart bleeds. Shame on you AKDN, the GB government and so-called leaders of Hunza'.
'As the father of the organization, my heart bleeds when I sign dismissal orders for delinquent policemen.
Try running a car with all it's maintenance etc., my heart bleeds for the bus and train takers!
YOU SAID: My heart bleeds. The council employs nearly 4500 staff (I accept that many of them are part time) and yet the staff numbers have only reduced by 200 full time equivalents over the last three years - hardly a strong drive to become more efficient.
* MY heart bleeds for the former "Sir" Fred Goodwin.
From step-mom Dot, Samantha, Mark and Freddie and Lola xx McGINLEY Thresa (Tessie) Mum its been 7 years today since you were taken away, the hole in my heart bleeds love everyday, for the pain in your life that you never did say.