have to laugh

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Definition of have to laugh

: to feel about something that it is amusing in a certain way, even if it is also unpleasant or foolish I had to laugh when I found out that our luggage had been lost. What else could go wrong?

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have to say for oneself

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“Have to laugh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20to%20laugh. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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