The British Idiom – Egg on your face
Definition of Egg on your face
To have egg on your face means to be very embarrassed. It’s particularly used to draw a man’s attention to the fact that the flies of his trousers are not properly done up.
Examples of Usage of Egg on your face
Before you stand up and give your speech, Jack, I’ll just say that you’ve got egg on your face. I found myself with egg on my face when I couldn’t remember the name of our host at the dining table.
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