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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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