not know whether to laugh or cry

idiom

: to be both annoyed or disappointed and amused or relieved at the same time
I didn't know whether to laugh or cry when she told me she was getting married.

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“Not know whether to laugh or cry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20know%20whether%20to%20laugh%20or%20cry. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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