Translation of "be laughing on the other side of your face" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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be laughing on the other side of your face

UK US laugh out of the other side of your mouth

used to tell someone that, despite being pleased now, they will not be pleased later when things do not happen as expected or planned

到时候就笑不出来了,得意变失意
She's pleased with her promotion but she'll be laughing on the other side of her face when she sees the extra work. 她很高兴自己能获得晋升,不过等她明白自己要多干不少工作时恐怕就笑不出来了。

(Translation of “be laughing on the other side of your face” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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