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grin from ear to ear

To have a broad, enthusiastic smile. Tim was grinning 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 grinning from ear to ear.
See also: ear, grin
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grin from ear to ear

Fig. to smile a very wide, beaming smile. She was grinning from ear to ear as she accepted the prize. We knew Timmy was happy because he was grinning from ear to ear.
See also: ear, grin
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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Elinsky, I found myself grinning from ear to ear, much the same experience I had in reading his first work, Meisas.
The Russian dancers performed the simple but original choreography beautifully The Chinese dancer bounced across the stage, grinning from ear to ear. The girls told the whole story, and they did it with spirit and originality, dancing with the kind of joyous self-forgetfulness that children can muster.
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That photo brought back such warm memories of her--sitting with her brother at that party, grinning from ear to ear. Despite her medical frailty, her smile said it all.
As more funny are told, the reader is left grinning from ear to ear. Chortle through the story of the Kentucky Colonel who, sick of chicken and chips, sets grandmother up in business as the Queen of Pizzas until a bent policeman takes the profits.
I have some hard-headed bookmaker clients who are extremely hard to please but, my goodness, they are grinning from ear to ear."
I then gave my presentation, grinning from ear to ear.
Entrepreneur Coleen posted a picture on Facebook of her boys grinning from ear to ear, with the words: "Had a great weekend so far at Butlin's, the kids have loved it!
But there was still time for McDonald to snatch victory for Gills and leave Taylor grinning from ear to ear.
DILEMMA: and As her big day arrives on Wednesday she's grinning from ear to ear as her horse-drawn carriage whisks her to the fancy venue and Ken is by her side to give her away.
GRINNING from ear to ear, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini arrives for a second lavish wedding bash, hand-in-hand with husband Jean-Bernard.
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"Connor loved it, he was grinning from ear to ear.''