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laugh out of the other side of one's face and laugh out of the other side of one's mouth

Fig. to be forced to take a different or opposite view of something humbly; to sing a different tune. When you get the kind of punishment you deserve, you'll laugh out of the other side of your face. Phil played a dirty trick on me, but he'll be laughing out of the other side of his mouth when I get through with him.
See also: and, face, laugh, of, other, out, side
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