tears before bedtime

tears before bedtime

Something bad or unpleasant. Primarily heard in UK. There will certainly be tears before bedtime if the government doesn't address the crisis proactively. Your lies will end in tears before bedtime if you're not careful, pal.
See also: bedtime, before, tear
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