laugh on the other side of one's face

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Definition of laugh on the other side of one's face

used to say that a situation will change and someone will stop being happy or pleased You'll be laughing on the other side of your face when I've finished with you!

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“Laugh on the other side of one's face.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/laugh%20on%20the%20other%20side%20of%20one%27s%20face. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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