Definition of 'a straight face'
Example sentences containing 'a straight face'
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Wasn't it hard to keep a straight face? Times, Sunday Times (2017)Midwives must struggle to keep a straight face when you hand over your birth plan. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Hard to keep a straight face. Whicker's WarThey couldn't keep a straight face. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The winner is the one who eats the most nice ones - so keep a straight face! The Sun (2015) Keeping a straight face wasn't always easy. Christianity Today (2000)I could hardly keep a straight face in our scenes together. The Sun (2013) KEEP a straight face, please. The Sun (2014)He said: 'When the police came in they managed to keep a straight face and just hauled him away. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The single mum of two said: 'I have to try and keep a straight face because the gym is always full of men. The Sun (2015)
Definition of a straight face from the Collins English Dictionary
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