grin at (someone or something)

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grin at (someone or something)

1. To smile broadly at someone or something. I grinned at my dad when he suggested that we go out for ice cream. When I spotted Sophie across the street, I grinned at her and waved.
2. To smile broadly in reaction to something. Jane grinned at the thought of a second date with Greg.
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grin at someone or something

 
1. to smile a beaming smile at someone or something. The entire class grinned at the camera. I grinned at her and she turned away quickly. 2. to smile a beaming smile at the thought of, or mental picture of, someone or something. He grinned at the thought of his coming home to his family. He grinned at her as she gazed upon the diamond ring he had given her.
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When Dutch midfielder Leandro Bacuna grinned at one supporter, the foul-mouthed fan hit back: "You find it funny?
The men grinned at one another, and one answered solemnly: "It's for keeping the coal dust out of our eyes." And they walked off leaving the little boy scratching his head.