move (someone) to tears

idiom

: to affect (someone) so strongly that he or she cries
His story moved us to tears.

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“Move (someone) to tears.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/move%20%28someone%29%20to%20tears. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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