Idiom:  written all over one's face

Meaning

Idiom:  written all over one's face

  • when one's expression shows their real feelings

Example sentences

  • When I arrived at the hospital I asked to see my dad but his death was written all over my mother's face.
  • I tried to hide my disappointment when I wasn't selected for the cheerleading squad but the disappointment was written all over my face
  • When I went over to my mother's to tell her I was engaged, I knew she had already found out because happiness and excitement were already written all over her face.
  • Jealousy was written all over my husband's face when he saw our neighbors' new BMW.
  • I hope happiness wasn't written all over my face when my boss announced she was leaving the firm.
  • Surprise was written all over my parents faces when I announced I was moving to Beijing for work.
  • I can tell you're not happy because your annoyance is written all over your face.
  • I'm sure he was surprised he got promoted because shock was written all over his face.


You might like these idioms

More idioms will be added in the future so check back frequently or sign-up for my free newsletter to learn about new updates to my website.


> > idiom: written all over one's face