make faces


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make faces (at someone)

To make distorted, silly, or humorous facial expressions (at someone), usually for one's own or someone else's amusement, or as a show of disgust. Jimmy, quit making faces at Sarah this instant and pay attention! Mom, tell Billy to quit making faces, he's really annoying me!
See also: face, make
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make faces

(at someone) Go to make a face (at someone).
See also: face, make
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pull/make ˈfaces/a ˈface (at somebody/something)

produce an expression on your face to show that you do not like somebody/something or in order to make somebody laugh: What are you pulling a face at now?The little girl stood outside the window of the cafe making faces at everybody. ▶ ˈface-pulling noun: He amazed the audience with his silent mime and face-pulling performance.
See also: face, make, pull
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