To bring a tear to the eye

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Definition

to bring a tear to the eye: to make one cry, to be moving
idiom
It brings a tear to the eye. This film is so sad, it makes everyone cry.
tears salty liquid that comes from the eyes, usually as a result of sadness

Examples

  • "Not only is Kevin offering to pay for dinner, but we're collaborating as a team: it's enough to bring a tear to the eye."

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