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English definition of “egg on sb's face”

egg on sb's face

If someone has or gets egg on their face, they look stupid because of something that they have done: This latest scandal has left the government with egg on its face.Ashamed and embarrassed
(Definition of egg on sb's face from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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