Definition from macmillandictionary.com
Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 audio
Her eyes filled with tears.
She welcomed Ian with tears of joy when he returned home.
I was left standing there in tears.
She slammed the phone down and burst into tears.
I was near to tears when she said goodbye.
Colin saw I was on the verge of tears.
She fought back the tears as she told us the dreadful news.
He was well known for reducing his staff to tears.
I could go on a tear myself about lazy and unrepentant resort to journalese or fashion copy that makes me break out in hives.
The economy in Brazil is on a tear.
Every once in a while I'd go off on a tear and the day after was usually a wash.