expression

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪkˈsprɛʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪkˈsprɛʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ik spreshən)


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expression

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a facial expression
  2. [there was, he had] a [pained, shocked, funny, concerned] expression on his face
  3. [he, his face] wore a [pained] expression
  4. [a sad, an unreadable] expression in his eyes
  5. have never seen that expression (on you) before
  6. the expression on her face was [priceless, hilarious]
  7. his expression [says, tells you] everything
  8. her expression spoke louder than words
  9. his expression [gave away, revealed] little
  10. [talks, speaks] with a lot of expression
  11. [artistic, creative, musical] expression
  12. [an old-fashioned, a dated, a formal, a common] expression
  13. it's (just) an expression
  14. I've never heard that expression before
  15. I'm not familiar with that expression
  16. an expression to [say, explain]
  17. an expression of (her) [anger, happiness]
  18. expression of the human [body, form]
  19. their [joy, happiness] was beyond expression
  20. [gene, protein] expression
  21. the expression of genes
  22. the expression of (breast) milk
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