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Meaning of “dissolve into tears/laughter” in the English Dictionary

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dissolve into tears/laughter

to ​suddenlystart to ​cry or ​laugh: When she ​saw his ​picture, she ​dissolved into ​tears.
(Definition of dissolve into tears/laughter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dissolve into tears/laughter”
in Chinese (Simplified) 情不自禁地哭/笑了起来…
in Chinese (Traditional) 情不自禁地哭/笑了起來…
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