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One can 'crack-up' emotionally with laughter or tears as a result of an observation, a joke, a story, a scene, a sequence in a movie, opera, stage play or animal, baby or children;s antics:

Observing Joe's wild, mischevious behaviour and mannerisms caused the foreman to 'crack-up'!

Submitted by WerterBuch on March 18, 2015

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