burst into tearsI think I burst into tears, to my shame.
there were tearsWhen he looked up there were tears in his eyes.
back the tearsKatherine held back the tears with difficulty.
bring tearsEither compliment can bring tears and do for me what the Last Post did for my father.
bitter tearsAmbrose, a native of Treviri, was a severe man, who it was said, would weep bitter tears when confessing a sinner.
until tearsHe held out his hand and the Mason crushed it inside his own until tears stood in the boy's eyes.
down in tearsDESPAIR A starving girl breaks down in tears as the search for food ends with an empty jar
close to tearsThe prince was close to tears.
feel the tears