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make up your face

[Car.; cf. OED make up to arrange (the features) so as to produce a particular expression, e.g. to make up one's mouth (now US); cf. also to make a face to grimace] phr. to grimace; to frown: Marva, what you make up your face for? (Nassau). (Black)

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Last update: 2010-10-09 02:25
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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