written all over someone's face

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: showing or evident by a person's expression Her guilt was written all over her face.

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“Written all over someone's face.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/written%20all%20over%20someone%27s%20face. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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