faraway look

faraway look

 and far-off look
Fig. an appearance on one's face of having one's mind in another place. Dave had a faraway look in his eyes, so I elbowed him to get his attention. Lisa's face had a far-off look indicating that she was daydreaming.
See also: look
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A faraway look matches that trademark pretty smile as she seems to let on a bit of her innermost emotions.
for Thane Prince to nibble and sip with a weird faraway look in her eye.
I'd catch the faraway look that entered your eyes when the conversation turned to Mom who died before you.
Tonight the teams are also trying to make a wreath of summer flowers, while the final challenge sees preserve expert Thane Prince daintily sampling their sauces and relishes with a faraway look in her eyes that seems to be becoming her trademark.
Tonight the teams are also trying to make a wreath of summer flowers, while the final challenge features preserve expert Thane Prince daintily sampling their sauces and relishes with a faraway look in her eyes that seems to be becoming her trademark.
Tonight the teams are also trying to make a wreath of summer flowers, while the final challenge features preserves expert Thane Prince daintily sampling their sauces and relishes with a faraway look in her eyes that seems to be becoming her trademark.
No, no, no, you have that faraway look in your eyes, I know you so well, tell me what's on your mind.
With a faraway look, her eyes glistening with memory, it's Allard Vancil's shining moment, a requiem rendered with hushed, transfixing dignity.
Once this fact was accepted, in the 1950s, we were moved inexorably to the modern theory of plate tectonics, and geologists had one more thing to give them that faraway look.
My host saw the faraway look in my eyes and said "Time to swap".
If they can't think of anything better in EastEnders, they just bung you in the back of black cab and send you off into the cold dark night with a wistful faraway look in your eyes.
Assuming I had not been heard, I tried again, only to be greeted with silence, a faraway look and a turn of the back - much in the way servants were dismissed from a room in the era some in racing still inhabit.
n INTERNATIONAL artist Robert Casselton Clark has That Faraway Look at the Lanchester Gallery at Coventry University's Graham Sutherland Building, until November 19.
VAL ROBINSON paints in sweeping oils - curvaceous women with a faraway look in their eyes.
I'll pat their heads and a faraway look will cross my face.