reduce (someone) to tears

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Definition of reduce (someone) to tears

: to cause (someone) to cry The movie's ending reduced them to tears.

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“Reduce (someone) to tears.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reduce%20%28someone%29%20to%20tears. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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