frown at (someone or something)

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frown at (someone or something)

1. To look at someone or something with displeasure. Ted frowned at me as though I was the one who'd made that callous remark. Sadie frowned at the math problem that was giving her trouble.
2. To express or exhibit disapproval of someone or something. I just know my mother frowns at my decision, but it's what I want. If people frown at such relationships, they're just living in the past.
See also: frown
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frown at someone or something

to scowl at someone or something. Please don't frown at me. I didn't do anything. Frank frowned at the dog and gave it a kick.
See also: frown
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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