make a face
or make faces phrasal to distort one's features ; grimace

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • make a face — (at (someone/something)) to change the expression on your face to show dislike or get attention. She made a face like she d eaten a lemon. The child was making faces, and I wanted to laugh …   New idioms dictionary

  • make a face — make/pull a face to show that you do not like something or someone by making an unpleasant expression. I hate pepperoni pizza! he said, making a face …   New idioms dictionary

  • make a face — {v. phr.}, {informal} To twist your face; make an ugly expression on your face (as by sticking out your tongue). * /The boy made a face at his teacher when she turned her back./ * /The sick boy swallowed the medicine and made a face./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make a face — {v. phr.}, {informal} To twist your face; make an ugly expression on your face (as by sticking out your tongue). * /The boy made a face at his teacher when she turned her back./ * /The sick boy swallowed the medicine and made a face./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make\ a\ face — v. phr. informal To twist your face; make an ugly expression on your face (as by sticking out your tongue). The boy made a face at his teacher when she turned her back. The sick boy swallowed the medicine and made a face …   Словарь американских идиом

  • make a face — verb To make a facial expression, often for humor, as a taunt, or to indicate distaste. Syn: pull a face …   Wiktionary

  • make a face — wrinkle your face until it is ugly    Chad made a face at me and stuck out his tongue …   English idioms

  • make a face — grimace, distort one s face (to express shock, displeasure, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • make a face at someone — make a face (at (someone/something)) to change the expression on your face to show dislike or get attention. She made a face like she d eaten a lemon. The child was making faces, and I wanted to laugh …   New idioms dictionary

  • make a face at something — make a face (at (someone/something)) to change the expression on your face to show dislike or get attention. She made a face like she d eaten a lemon. The child was making faces, and I wanted to laugh …   New idioms dictionary

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