GRAM'S Pick - Top 4 Idioms to describe situations you are facing that include parts of your face (for writing)

The characters in your story often end up facing different situations.

 

Throw in an idiom in your writing to describe it!

 

Here are our top 4 picks of idioms that use parts of your face.

 

Get our free downloadable idiom illustrations here
 

 

(1) See eye to eye

 

What it means

In agreement 

 

How to use it 

  • Odelia was glad she had found someone who saw eye to eye on the issue of underage smoking.

 

  • George believed that it was important to see eye to eye on how to run the concert.

 

(2) Coming out of (someone’s) ears

 

What it means

Having too much of something/abundant

 

How to use it 

  • Odelia had so much homework that it was coming out of her ears.

 

  • Like something straight from the movies, Adam inherited a huge fortune from a multi-millionaire uncle and had money coming out of his ears.

 

(3) Right under (someone’s) nose

 

What it means

In plain sight

 

 

How to use it 

  • Odelia found the Math test surprisingly easy; the answers were right under her nose.

 

  • The stolen diamond ring was never removed from the thief’s home all along. It was hidden right under our noses!

 

(4) Written all over (someone’s) face

 

What it means

Plainly visible

 

 

How to use it 

  • Excitement was written all over the children’s faces as they boarded the yellow bus for the excursion.

 

  • Although Mama did not cry, I could see the heartache written all over her face as she held my hand.

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