crocodile tears Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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crocodile tearsnoun [plural]

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tears that you ​cry when you are not really ​sad or ​sorry
(Definition of crocodile tears from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crocodile tears”
in Chinese (Simplified) 鳄鱼的眼泪,假慈悲…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鱷魚的眼淚,貓哭老鼠假慈悲…
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