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Idiom of the week – Raise some eyebrows

Posted by englishlessons on April 3, 2012

Definition:

Cause disapproval or surprise (by doing or saying something)

Examples:

His wild behavior raised some eyebrows.
Her promotion raised some eyebrows as it was so unexpected.

Picture it:

Watch people in a group when someone does or says something surprising or upsetting. You will see their eyebrows go up.

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