English version

flash a smile/glance/look etc (at somebody)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishflash a smile/glance/look etc (at somebody)flash a smile/glance/look etc (at somebody)SMILELOOK ATto smile or look at someone quickly and for a short time ‘I love this city, ’ he said, flashing a big smile. flash
Examples from the Corpus
flash a smile/glance/look etc (at somebody)But spirited Patsy flashed a look of encouragement at him.Zak flashed a glance at the crew, saw me and gave me a thumbs-up sign.
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