grin


grin
01. The children [grinned] with pleasure when I gave them the candy.
02. When I saw him, he [grinned] at me.
03. He [grinned] with pride when the teacher gave him the award.
04. Everyone was [grinning] at me when I arrived, so I knew I had won the award.
05. Sheila broke into a wide [grin] when she saw her fiancé coming up the aisle towards her.
06. The child had a mischievous [grin] on his face as he hid behind the door, waiting to surprise his friends.
07. "We're happy to see you again," she said with a [grin].
08. His face broke into a [grin] when he saw her coming towards him.
09. I had so much fun on my holiday that I think I had a big [grin] on my face the whole week.
10. All the models were walking around with this forced, fake [grin] on their face during the fashion show.
11. I noticed the space between his two front teeth when he [grinned] at me.
12. With their upturned mouths, dolphins look like they are always [grinning].
13. In the book "Alice in Wonderland", the Cheshire Cat vanished quite slowly, beginning with the end of the tail, and ending with the [grin], which remained some time after the rest of it had disappeared.
14. Sir Winston Churchill once said, "I like a man who [grins] when he fights."
15. The old man [grinned] at us when we asked him a question, but he obviously didn't speak a word of English.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
(in laughing expressing scorn, etc.)


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