written in (one's) face

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written in (one's) face

Clearly evident by one's facial expression. Said of one's emotions or inner thoughts. Jenny said she wasn't scared before we went into the haunted house, but the terror was written in her face as we stepped inside. John said nothing, but his intentions were written in his face.
See also: face, written
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