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终日以泪洗面

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07:53 Aug 28, 2008
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Chinese to English translations [PRO]
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Chinese term or phrase: 终日以泪洗面
(得知儿子犯法)母亲终日以泪洗面。

Thanks in advance!
Jason Young
China
Local time: 18:03
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1in sorrow with tears all the dayRitchest
4 +1has been crying all day
Mark Chen
4 +1awashed with tears (soaked in tears)all day long
QUOI
4with tears on face all the day
Wallace Gu


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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
has been crying all day


Explanation:
FYI. interesting project:-)

Mark Chen
Local time: 18:03
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Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese

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agree  kjmcguire
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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
with tears on face all the day


Explanation:
a close reflection

Wallace Gu
China
Local time: 18:03
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
in sorrow with tears all the day


Explanation:
in sorrow with tears all the day

Ritchest
Local time: 18:03
Native speaker of: Chinese
PRO pts in category: 26

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Jason Ma: His mother is in sorrow with tears streaming down her face all the day. "streaming down her face" roughly matches [洗面]
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1 day57 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
awashed with tears (soaked in tears)all day long


Explanation:
"can't stop crying" is good too.

QUOI
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in category: 8

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agree  Jason Ma: I like this one too.
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