with egg on one's face

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: appearing foolish usually because something one said would happen has not happened The unexpected election result left a lot of journalists with egg on their faces.

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“With egg on one's face.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20egg%20on%20one%27s%20face. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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