kiss the/(one's) tears away

kiss the/(one's) tears away

To comfort one and help them to stop crying by giving them kisses. A: "Mommy! I scraped my knee! Ouchy, ouchy, ouchy!" B: "Oh, my poor dear! Come here and let me kiss those tears away." I just wanted to wrap her up in my arms and kiss her tears away.
See also: away, kiss, tear
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