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"be laughing on the other side of your face" in British English

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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 ​pleasedlater when things do not ​happen as ​expected or ​planned: She's ​pleased with her ​promotion but she'll be ​laughing on the other ​side of her ​face when she ​sees the ​extrawork.
(Definition of be laughing on the other side of your face from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be laughing on the other side of your face”
in Chinese (Simplified) 到时候就笑不出来了,得意变失意…
in Chinese (Traditional) 到時候就笑不出來了,得意變失意…
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