smile from ear to ear

smile from ear to ear

To have a broad, enthusiastic smile. Tim was smiling from ear to ear when his bosses praised him during the ceremony. The kids ran around the beach in a happy frenzy, both of them smiling from ear to ear.
See also: ear, smile

beam/grin/smile from ear to ˈear

be smiling, etc. a lot because you are very pleased about something: I like your graduation photo, with you grinning from ear to ear and your parents looking so proud.
See also: beam, ear, grin, smile
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Every team member had a smile from ear to ear and enjoyed every second of the experience.
Amy always listens to instructions and she always has a smile from ear to ear and never a cross word is heard from her.
but I think they sit rather well together, if I do say so myself," he added with a smile from ear to ear.
Dale's mum Isabel, 64, said: "Dale will be looking down and will have a smile from ear to ear.
Throw in a killer soundtrack and this is guaranteed to make you smile from ear to ear.
I think Norman would smile from ear to ear if he could see the role equipment and technology are playing in omni-channel fulfillment," says Bond.
And then there's a beautiful black and white intro exploring Paddington's background that will make you smile from ear to ear.
DeJesus] had a smile from ear to ear," Cleveland councillor Matt Zone said after visiting her at her home where she had been reunited with her family.
I m healthy and I ve learned a lot," Venus said with a smile from ear to ear, as she tried to explain her run of form.
He said: "We are getting to the part of the season where I start to smile from ear to ear because I like the golf tournaments coming up.
I went back to camp and had a smile from ear to ear.
11 RUGBY Lions chief Pete Glackin had a smile from ear to ear after watching his troops edge out Kendal 25-11 at the Webb Ellis Stadium to record their first victory in eight matches.
McLaughlin loved her family, and had a smile from ear to ear every time the grandchildren and great grandchildren visited her.
And, if all that's not enough to bring a smile from ear to ear, he could be pounds 1 million richer if everything goes the way he hopes at Wentworth.