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    beeja is offline Member
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    Default what does "join in the griping" mean?

    Hello there,

    I'd like to know what does "join in the griping" in below statement mean:

    But neither do you have to join in the griping which not only adds to the already sizable problem, but shuts your valve down tight.

    Thank you very much.

    Beeja

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    It's not a hundred percent clear from the context, to me, because of the bit about the valve, but if it is describing emotions, then 'griping' means 'complaining' or 'moaning'.

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    Misery loves company.

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