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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 although they are pleased now, they will not be pleased later when things do not happen as they 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。
Making people sad, shocked and upset
Translations of “be laughing on the other side of your face”
in Chinese (Traditional) 到時候就笑不出來了,得意變失意…
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