Sentence examples for tears from high-quality English sources.

  • Suddenly, there were tears in my grandmother’s hard eyes.

  • “Oh, oh,” Bonita whispered, and then burst into streaming tears.

  • And I swear, if Gazza doesn’t say that then I’m probably going to burst into tears.”

  • Honey was thus regarded almost as the tears of the gods, an origin myth that befit its value.

Use tears in a sentence.

  • (In Fonda’s memoir, she says she improvised that gesture, and that her father’s tears were real.)

  • Belloc’s Lord Lundy had every advantage and one major flaw—a tendency to shed tears at the slightest provocation.

  • But Boehner and Obama’s tears bear little resemblance to Kavanaugh’s, which are entirely in self-pity and self-interest.

  • And, when I say tears, I mean tears, the salty drops that offer us brief respite from our spiritual purgatory.

  • It brings tears to my eyes and joy to my heart,” said Susan Rice, former UN ambassador, who was also on the verge of tears in an interview with CNN.

  • I asked, and those were tears in her eyes, absolutely, tears that swelled against her lids and dried in translucent streaks radiating out from her cheekbones.

  • One of Berry Gordon's first signings, Smokey delivered a string of hits with his band the Miracles including singles like The Tracks Of My Tears and Tears Of A Clown.

  • It causes inflammation of the surface of the eye and dryness because it reduces your tear production and patients produce less tears and the tears they produce become concentrated and evaporate.

tears sentence examples

  • Fernand made no reply, nor did he attempt to check the tears which flowed down the cheeks of Mercédès, although for each of these tears he would have shed his heart’s blood; but these tears flowed for another.

  • The tears that I saw from Eddie, we actually refer to them as ‘white tears’ because the pain that these players have endured and the effect that it has had on their lives and their careers has been insurmountable and it is something that you can’t just move on with.

  • Greens senator Lidia Thorpe, who was one of the signatories to the open letter calling for Eddie McGuire to resign as president of Collingwood, has told ABC TV’s Afternoon Briefing it was overdue, and it was good he had resigned, but said his tears were “white tears”:

  • Thus by keeping it secret thou wilt not escape thy sorrow, but rather thou wilt shed tears unceasingly, if not tears of the eyes, tears of blood from the heart, like those shed by that simple doctor our poet tells us of, that tried the test of the cup, which the wise Rinaldo, better advised, refused to do; for though this may be a poetic fiction it contains a moral lesson worthy of attention and study and imitation.


  • noun act

    - the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)

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On this page, there are 20 sentence examples for tears. They are all from high-quality sources and constantly processed by lengusa's machine learning routines.

    Sentence frequency composition for this page:
  • 7 sentence examples for tears from The New Yorker
  • 4 sentence examples for tears from BBC
  • 1 sentence examples for tears from Business Insider
  • 1 sentence examples for tears from GutenbergBooks - The Slang Dictionary: Etymological, Historical and Andecdotal by John Camden Hotten
  • 1 sentence examples for tears from Independent
  • 4 sentence examples for tears from The Guardian
  • 1 sentence examples for tears from GutenbergBooks - The Count of Monte Cristo, Illustrated by Alexandre Dumas
  • 1 sentence examples for tears from GutenbergBooks - Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
    There are 2 relevant lexical connections:
  • • Relevant word or phrase for tears is crying
  • • Relevant word or phrase for tears is weeping

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