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    roll one's eyes: What kind of emotion is this?

    Dear teachers:

    I keep seeing the phrase "He rolled his eyes" in novels, but can not identify the kind of emotion intended by this phrase. Is it anger? or contempt? or other type of emotions?

    Would love to know. Thanks:)

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    Re: roll one's eyes: What kind of emotion is this?

    Thanks:)

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    Re: roll one's eyes: What kind of emotion is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by SirGod View Post
    If you roll your eyes, you show with your eyes that you don't believe someone or aren't interested in what they're saying.
    This is a good start, and the links after it will no doubt cover other uses - to show contempt/annoyance/impatience/recognition of typical behaviour/...

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    Re: roll one's eyes: What kind of emotion is this?

    Thank you, sirs. But since I'm not in an English-speaking country, it's still a bit difficult for me to picture the emotion (even AFTER I read the definition). Would somebody show me a picture of reccommend a video clip showing "roll one's eyes"?

    Many thanks.

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