be in floods (of tears)

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be in floods (of tears)

To be crying often or excessively. Ever since her father died, Beth has been in floods of tears.
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be in ˈfloods (of ˈtears)

(informal) be crying a lot: She was in floods of tears after a row with her family.
See also: flood
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Grandmother Catherine Webb, 52, of Birkenhead, told reporters: "The children have been in floods of tears because they have none of their toys.