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

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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

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  • make a break for it — verb To attempt to escape; to flee; to run away. By Gar! it was as well that he made a break for it before the note reached us! I guess he wont show his face in this valley again. Syn: make a run for it …   Wiktionary

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