grin from ear to ear

idiom

: to grin very broadly
He was grinning from ear to ear so we knew he had good news to tell us.

Examples of grin from ear to ear in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the photo, Olympia grins from ear to ear while holding younger sister Adira, whom Williams and husband Alexis Ohanian welcomed in August 2023. Bailey Richards, Peoplemag, 13 Mar. 2024 The actress arrived for the award show with her mom Joanna and dad Oliver on each arm, all three grinning from ear to ear. Hedy Phillips, Peoplemag, 25 Feb. 2024 Crawley grinned from ear to ear as Dawkins gave her a sweet kiss on the head. Angel Saunders, Peoplemag, 3 Feb. 2024 Fey was handed one from the side and slipped it on Stone, who wore with it a grin from ear to ear. Rosemary Rossi, Peoplemag, 3 Dec. 2023 There was a sea of pink outside the theater, with people from all walks of life, old and young, all grinning from ear to ear. Riann Phillip, Vogue, 26 July 2023 Like the name implies, this bouquet is sure to make any mother grin from ear to ear. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 7 Apr. 2021

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“Grin from ear to ear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grin%20from%20ear%20to%20ear. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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