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the cheek of (someone)!

An exclamation of shocked disapproval regarding something someone said or did. Primarily heard in Ireland. They thought I would just go along with their plan to cut my pay while taking on more responsibility. The cheek of them! The cheek of you—how dare you suggest something so horrible!
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Georgiana assented; but, on looking at the result, was affrighted to find the features of the portrait blurred and indefinable; while the minute figure of a hand appeared where the cheek should have been.
A stronger infusion would take the blood out of the cheek, and leave the rosiest beauty a pale ghost.
A heightened flush of the cheek, a slight irregularity of breath, a quiver of the eyelid, a hardly perceptible tremor through the frame,--such were the details which, as the moments passed, he wrote down in his folio volume.
But she could not find enough to satisfy her, for the cheeks were very thin, and the hands seemed too feeble to hold even the rosy little shells they had been collecting.
She was lying dead, in the same position he had seen her in five minutes before and, despite the fixed eyes and the pallor of the cheeks, the same expression was on her charming childlike face with its upper lip covered with tiny black hair.
Called the Cheek Pouch T-shirt, it features a cute hamster happily stuffing its cheek pouches with sunflower seeds.
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A school cleaner is on trial after he allegedly helped a seven-year-old down from a rock then kissed her on the cheek.
Moisture content and sebum oil level at the cheek zone showed strong tendencies for improvement.
Using a very sharp, flexible blade, fillet knife, simply cut the cheek away from the head.
The initial lack of colour makes this difficult to apply evenly and it leaves a slightly greasy film on the cheek.
Gradually the bites became ulcerated and the cheek tissues hardened.
Hatcher, a favorite for lead actress in a comedy series until Huffman surprised everyone, accepted a consoling kiss on the cheek from Sheridan.
Long face, like Natasha Bedingfield: Apply blusher to the cheek apples in circular motions to create a rosy-cheeked effect.