English version

tears spring to/into somebody’s eyes

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtears spring to/into somebody’s eyestears spring to/into somebody’s eyeswritten used to say that someone starts to cry spring
Examples from the Corpus
tears spring to/into somebody’s eyesJoy went crimson and tears sprang into her eyes.With that avowal, tears sprang to her eyes, leaving Farini nonplussed.
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