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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.
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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.
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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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The Russian dancers performed the simple but original choreography beautifully The Chinese dancer bounced across the stage, grinning from ear to ear.
NOW the dilemma begins," Willie Mullins announced as he stood in the winner's enclosure grinning from ear to ear, scratching his head and mentally kicking himself.
I drove up the driveway and there was my son - grinning from ear to ear - surrounded by dozens of boxes of books,'' Robin recalled.
That photo brought back such warm memories of her--sitting with her brother at that party, 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 Butlins, 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.
GRINNING from ear to ear, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini arrives for a second lavish wedding bash, hand-in-hand with husband Jean-Bernard.
No one could help but leave grinning from ear to ear.
IF you see your barangay official grinning from ear to ear at Cebu City Hall one of these days, it's probably because he has received his allowance from City Hall.
And after writing his name into the Sportshall history books alongside the likes of Sotherton and Lewis-Francis - who tasted success in 1992 and 1998 respectively - West was left grinning from ear to ear after his day's work.
Murray's demeanour was in stark contrast to 19-year-old Watson, who was grinning from ear to ear after securing her first win in the main draw of a grand slam on Monday.
Bullish housing chief John Lines showed his softer side as, grinning from ear to ear, he announced during his annual report: "I am delighted to have been the landlord of our first peregrine falcons, successfully fledged in the city of Birmingham.
It's no wonder her pintsized, piano-playing husband Jamie Cullum is always grinning from ear to ear.
Grinning from ear to ear, he expresses his joy: " I am glad my hard work got its due.