There wasn't a dry eye in the house


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There wasn't a dry eye in the house.

something that you say which means that all the people in a particular place were very sad about what they had seen or heard and many of them were crying She began to talk about her son who had died and by the end of her speech there wasn't a dry eye in the house.
See be bone dry, bleed dry, hang out to dry, a dry run
See also: dry, eye, house
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