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    Default screw up one's face/eyes

    My question is this.
    Does the expression "to screw up one's eyes/face" mean "to frown" and "to scowl"?
    If it does, can I use "frown" and "scowl" in the same context? Do they mean the same?
    Which of these three is used most in spoken English?

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    Default Re: screw up one's face/eyes

    Quote Originally Posted by dilodi83 View Post
    My question is this.
    Does the expression "to screw up one's eyes/face" mean "to frown" and "to scowl"?
    If it does, can I use "frown" and "scowl" in the same context? Do they mean the same?
    Which of these three is used most in spoken English?
    I don't think we screw up our face or eyes when we frown or scowl. If I screw up my whole face, I actually can't think of one particular one-word verb I would use for the result/action.

    This is a frown.
    This is a scowl.
    This is an example of screwed up eyes.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: screw up one's face/eyes

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    This is a frown.
    This is a scowl.
    This is an example of screwed up eyes.
    Hello, emsr2d2.
    Where did you get those?
    You must have heck of a database!

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    Default Re: screw up one's face/eyes

    Google images.
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    Default Re: screw up one's face/eyes

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Google images.
    Thank you for the information.
    I personally love this: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bl...03/replies?c=3
    Last edited by tzfujimino; 06-Sep-2012 at 17:10.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tzfujimino View Post
    Thank you for the information.
    I personally love this:

    I don't know what you were trying to attach but it didn't work!
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    Default Re: screw up one's face/eyes

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I don't know what you were trying to attach but it didn't work!
    See if this works. Enter anything in the box that there might be pictures of.

    Rover

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