Meaning of “written all over sb's face” in the English Dictionary

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"written all over sb's face" in British English

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written all over sb's face

If an emotion is written all over someone's face, it is clear what they are feeling:

Guilt was written all over her face.

(Definition of “written all over sb's face” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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