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    I need a photo in which I can figure misty-eyed out. I have found this but it doesn’t make any difference to me. Will you help me find an accurate, clear photo, please?

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    Default Re: "misty-eyed"

    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: "misty-eyed"

    That link's not working, Barb.
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    Default Re: "misty-eyed"

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post


    I need a photo in which I can figure misty-eyed out. I have found this but it doesn’t make any difference to me. Will you help me find an accurate, clear photo, please?

    Thank you,



    That won't help you. The words "misty eyes" were chosen by the photographer as the title of his photograph. In this case, it describes the colouring/shadow of the eye make-up more than anything else.

    "Misty-eyed" is a description of a person's eyes just before they cry. There are tears in their eyes but those tears have not yet started to roll down their cheeks.
    I haven't been able to find a decent photographic example.
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    Default Re: "misty-eyed"

    This is the closest I've found, especially the picture on the left. In the one on the right, the tears have started to fall and she is wiping them away, but in the one on the left, the tears have appeared in her eyes but not yet fallen.

    The phrase is used because when you have tears in your eyes, your vision becomes a little blurred, as if there is a mist in front of your eyes.
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