stand there with one's bare face hanging out
stand (there) with (one's) bare face hanging out
To stand rooted in place with a helpless, doltish look upon one's face. Well, don't just stand there with your bare face hanging out—do something! I expected the sheriff to intervene, but he just stood there with his bare face hanging out.
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stand there with one’s bare face hanging out
in. to stand someplace looking helpless and stupid. Say something. Don’t just stand there with your bare face hanging out.
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