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crocodile tears

noun [plural] uk   us  
tears that you cry when you are not really sad or sorry
Translations of “crocodile tears”
in Chinese (Traditional) 鱷魚的眼淚,貓哭老鼠假慈悲…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鳄鱼的眼泪,假慈悲…
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