put a smile on your face

Definition

The idiom ‘put a smile on your face’ is an expression used to describe the feeling of being genuinely happy or content.

Examples

His kind gesture put a smile on her face.

Winning the competition put a smile on everyone’s face.

After a long day of work, coming home to my dog always puts a smile on my face.

His hilarious joke put a smile on everyone’s face.

Seeing her old friends put a smile on her face.

Origin

The origin of this idiom is unclear, although it is thought to have originated in the early 20th century.

FAQs

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What does ‘put a smile on your face’ mean?

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The idiom ‘put a smile on your face’ is an expression used to describe the feeling of being genuinely happy or content.