raise your eyebrows

raise your eyebrows
A cosmetic surgeon knows how to raise a few eyebrows.

English expressions. 2014.

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  • raise your eyebrows — phrase to make your eyebrows go higher, for example because you are surprised He raised his eyebrows in disbelief. Thesaurus: to make a particular facial expressionhyponym Main entry: eyebrow …   Useful english dictionary

  • raise your eyebrows — to make your eyebrows go higher, for example because you are surprised He raised his eyebrows in disbelief …   English dictionary

  • raise your eyebrows (at something) — raise your ˈeyebrows (at sth) idiom often passive to show that you disapprove of or are surprised by sth • Eyebrows were raised when he arrived without his wife. Main entry: ↑raiseidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • raise v — raise your eyebrows, raisin n …   English expressions

  • raise — raise1 W1S2 [reız] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move higher)¦ 2¦(increase)¦ 3¦(collect money)¦ 4¦(improve)¦ 5¦(start a subject)¦ 6¦(cause a reaction)¦ 7¦(move eyes or face)¦ 8¦(move upright)¦ 9¦(children)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • raise — 1 /reIz/ verb (T) 1 MOVE a) to move or lift something to a higher position, place, or level: Can you raise your arm above your head? | They re thinking of raising the ceiling in the kitchen. | The teacher raised his finger to his lips for silence …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • raise — [[t]re͟ɪz[/t]] ♦ raises, raising, raised 1) VERB If you raise something, you move it so that it is in a higher position. [V n] He raised his hand to wave... [V n] She went to the window and raised the blinds... [V n prep/adv] Milton raised the… …   English dictionary

  • raise an/your eyebrow, raise eyebrows — see ↑eyebrow • • • Main Entry: ↑raise …   Useful english dictionary

  • eyebrow — [[t]a͟ɪbraʊ[/t]] eyebrows 1) N COUNT: usu pl, oft poss N Your eyebrows are the lines of hair which grow above your eyes. 2) PHRASE: V inflects If something causes you to raise an eyebrow or to raise your eyebrows, it causes you to feel surprised… …   English dictionary

  • eyebrow — eye|brow [ˈaıbrau] n 1.) the line of hair above your eye ▪ thick bushy eyebrows 2.) raise your eyebrows to move your eyebrows upwards in order to show surprise or disapproval ▪ Really? she said, raising her eyebrows. ▪ This decision caused a few… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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