have egg on one's face

have egg on one's face
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she's now left with egg on her face for thinking that he did something wrong – она была не права, думая, что он сделал что-то плохое


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  • have egg on one’s face — tv. to be embarrassed by something one has done. (As if one went out in public with a dirty face. Have got can replace have.) □ I was completely wrong, and now I have egg on my face. □ She’s really got egg on her face! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • have egg on one's face — verb To suffer embarrassment or humiliation; to damage ones reputation. He really has egg on his face after that gaffe …   Wiktionary

  • have egg on one's face — be embarrassed He really has egg on his face after finding out about his mistake …   Idioms and examples

  • Have egg on one's face — be exposed in an embarrassing situation …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • have egg on one's face — Australian Slang be exposed in an embarrassing situation …   English dialects glossary

  • have egg on your face — have egg on (your) face informal to seem stupid because of something you have done. You ll be the one who has egg on your face if it goes wrong …   New idioms dictionary

  • have egg on face — have egg on (your) face informal to seem stupid because of something you have done. You ll be the one who has egg on your face if it goes wrong …   New idioms dictionary

  • egg — I n. 1) to hatch; incubate; lay eggs 2) to beat (AE), whisk (BE); boil; fry; poach an egg 3) to candle eggs 4) an addled, bad, rotten egg; boiled; devilled; fried; hard boiled; poached; raw; Scotch (BE); scrambled; soft boiled eggs 5) (misc.) a… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • egg — {{11}}egg (n.) mid 14c., from northern England dialect, from O.N. egg, which vied with M.E. eye, eai (from O.E. æg) until finally displacing it after 1500; both are from P.Gmc. *ajja(m) (Cf. O.S., M.Du., Du., O.H.G., Ger. ei, Goth. ada), probably …   Etymology dictionary

  • egg — I. /ɛg / (say eg) noun 1. the roundish reproductive body produced by the female of animals, consisting of the female reproductive cell and its envelopes. The envelopes may be albumen jelly, membranes, egg case, or shell, according to species. 2.… …  

  • egg — egg1 [eg] n. [ME < ON, replacing native ey < OE æg, akin to Ger ei (pl. eier), prob. < IE base * owjom , * ojom , of a bird (> L ovum, Gr ōion) < * awei , bird (> L avis)] 1. the oval or round body laid by a female bird, fish,… …   English World dictionary


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