In tears

Do you know the English expression “to be in tears“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Sally: How did everyone react when they heard they were losing their jobs?

Neil: Most of them were in tears. It was a big shock for everyone.

Does it mean:

a) angry

b) shouting

c) crying

d) shocked

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Answer: c) crying