破涕為笑

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Chinese[edit]

 
to break; to split; broken
to break; to split; broken; damaged; worn out
nasal mucus; tears
 
because of; for; to
because of; for; to; act as; take...to be; to be; to do; to serve as; to become
laugh; smile
trad. (破涕為笑/破涕爲笑) /
simp. (破涕为笑)

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Idiom[edit]

破涕為笑

  1. to turn from weeping to smiling, usually depicting a change in one's emotional state from being sad to being happy