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make a face

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  1. grimace, make a face, pull a faceverb

    contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state

    "He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do"


  1. make a faceverb

    To make a facial expression, often for humor, as a taunt, or to indicate distaste.


  1. make a face

    To "make a face" generally refers to the act of deliberately contorting one's facial expression, often to convey a particular emotion or reaction such as displeasure, surprise, or disapproval. It is a nonverbal form of communication used often to express feelings without words.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of make a face in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of make a face in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of make a face in a Sentence

  1. Karl Siebert:

    After you get a freshly poured Guinness, you can make a face in the foam, and by the time you finish drinking it, the face is still there.

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  • جعل الوجهArabic
  • ilveillä, [[väännellä]] [[naamaa]][[-nsa, ilmehtiäFinnish
  • строить гримасу, скорчить рожу, скривить лицо, состроить гримасу, корчить рожу, кривить лицоRussian

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