be written all over


be written all over
Australian Slang
show as a clear characteristic: 'Delight was written all over her face'; 'His guilt was written all over him'

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  • written all over your face — (written) all over (your) face showing what you think of something by your expression. You see anxiety written all over his face at the thought of doing something completely new and different. Absolute happiness was all over her face …   New idioms dictionary

  • written all over face — (written) all over (your) face showing what you think of something by your expression. You see anxiety written all over his face at the thought of doing something completely new and different. Absolute happiness was all over her face …   New idioms dictionary

  • written all over your face — If someone has done something wrong or secret, but cannot hide it in their expression, it is written all over their face …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Written All Over Your Face — is a song recorded by The Rude Boys. The hit song spent one week at number one on the US R B chart and reached #16 on the Billboard Hot 100.Awards nominations …   Wikipedia

  • written all over your face —    If someone has done something wrong or secret, but cannot hide it in their expression, it is written all over their face.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    When someone s feelings or thoughts are very clear, you can say that they are… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • written all over your face — showing on your face, body language, read you    When you heard that Italy lost the World Cup, disappointment was written all over your face …   English idioms

  • Written all over your face —   If someone has done something wrong or secret, but cannot hide it in their expression, it is written all over their face …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • Be written all over — show as a clear characteristic: Delight was written all over her face ; His guilt was written all over him …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • disaster written all over —    If something, such as a plan or idea, has disaster written all over it, it is thought to be heading for complete failure, or will cause a lot of trouble.     Mary s idea of a holiday with her in laws has disaster written all over it! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • have written all over it — have (something) written all over it informal : to show a certain characteristic very clearly That proposal had “failure” written all over it. [=it was obvious that the proposal was going to fail] • • • Main Entry: ↑write …   Useful english dictionary