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raise your eyebrows

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishraise your eyebrowsraise your eyebrowsSURPRISEDto move your eyebrows upwards in order to show surprise or disapproval ‘Really?’ she said, raising her eyebrows. This decision caused a few raised eyebrows (=surprised some people). eyebrow
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raise your eyebrowsShe did not speak when he raised his eyebrows the second time, so in went onions, mustard and ketchup.He raised his eyebrows but he didn't actually skewer my hand to his desk with his favourite kris.While he was pouring the drinks Ron the landlord raised his eyebrows at me.Your facial expressions can help to emphasize parts of your speech too: try smiling, scowling, or raising your eyebrows.Rose raised his eyebrows and drank a cup of Mrs Burbanks' tea.She raised her eyebrows and drew out a hank of hair, backing slowly away from me.
raise your eyebrowsraise your eyebrowsUPto show surprise, doubt, disapproval etc by moving your eyebrows upwards Blanche raised her eyebrows in surprise. raise
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raise your eyebrowsYour facial expressions can help to emphasize parts of your speech too: try smiling, scowling, or raising your eyebrows.Rose raised his eyebrows and drank a cup of Mrs Burbanks' tea.She raised her eyebrows and drew out a hank of hair, backing slowly away from me.While he was pouring the drinks Ron the landlord raised his eyebrows at me.He raised his eyebrows but he didn't actually skewer my hand to his desk with his favourite kris.Karen smiled and raised her eyebrows: Check that!She did not speak when he raised his eyebrows the second time, so in went onions, mustard and ketchup.
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