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there wasn't a dry eye in the house
Everyone in attendance was crying. The term is typically used literally, but with exaggeration—some people may have been crying in the situation described, but usually not literally everyone. His final monologue was simply heartbreaking. There wasn't a dry eye in the house.
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there wasn't a dry eye in the houseeveryone in the audience of a film, play, speech, etc. was moved to tears.
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