break in(to) tears

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break in(to) tears

To suddenly begin to cry. My mother was fine this morning, but she broke into tears at the funeral.
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break out in(to) tears and break in(to) tears

to start crying suddenly. I was so sad that I broke out into tears. I always break into tears at a funeral.
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And more!' proceeded Bella, breaking into tears again, 'you were wholly undeserving of the Gentleman you have lost.'
[USA], July 8 (ANI): After a video of Ariana Grande breaking into tears in the middle of a concert surfaced online, the singer penned a letter dedicated to her fans, opening up about the challenges she faced in recent years.
Footage shows Ms Appleby breaking into tears and being consoled after the oils worth [pounds sterling]4,600, were seized when the family landed at Southend Airport in Essex.
"Officials have been sending babies and other young children ..., "she said before breaking into tears.
Khamis, who is also an actor, presented an engagement ring to the presenter along with a bouquet of flowers, with the bride to-be instantly breaking into tears. The audience cheered the couple, and the video of the engagement proposal went viral on social media.
I would have never left Pakistan if it was in my control,' said Malala while breaking into tears.
The president said he decided to leave the prayer services because he did not want to stay looking at the picture and portrait of the late for he would not have the courage to stay without breaking into tears for the loss of the ambassador
He was able to leave Selhurst Park stadium on his own two feet, but he could not help breaking into tears on the way to the locker room.
"He was getting better but now we don't know what is going to happen," she said before breaking into tears. "I can't even take him to the Philippines in this condition," said Jocelyn, 42, who earns Dh4,000 a month as an office assistant in Media City.
Vatan's Sanem Altan, who has watched the video showing Erdoy-an breaking into tears several times, says she does not think Erdoy-an was faking his tears contrary to what some people claim.
"She keeps breaking into tears and has said 'If they come back again they might kill me'.
hours he dropped from exhaustion, breaking into tears. And I demolished
She said: "It took me five days to talk about it without breaking into tears."
Papal spokesman Joaquin Navarro-Valls, breaking into tears at times, said in an earlier briefing that John Paul was 'informed of the gravity of his situation' and decided to remain in his apartment overlooking St Peter's Square, where thousands of people stood vigil
''I just wanted my visa to see my wife,'' Mohammad Mizanur Rahman, 37, told reporters in Tokyo, occasionally breaking into tears.