Meaning of “be all smiles” in the English Dictionary

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"be all smiles" in British English

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be all smiles

to look happy and friendly, especially when other people are not expecting you to:

She's never been very friendly, but she was all smiles when she asked me to help her with her homework.

(Definition of “be all smiles” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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