wipe the smile off one's face

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: to stop smiling often used as an angry command in the phrase wipe that smile off your face.

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“Wipe the smile off one's face.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wipe%20the%20smile%20off%20one%27s%20face. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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