- n.表现，表示，表达; 表情，脸色，态度，腔调，声调; [数]式，符号; 词句，语句，措辞，说法;
- 复数: expressions;
an expression of support
It's enough to make you wet yourself, if you'll pardon the expression.
They turned to one another with the same expression of dawning comprehension, surprise, and relief.
He flashed me a quick grin but rapidly swallowed it when he saw my expression.
He screwed his face into an expression of mock pain.
Under the shaded light her expression was difficult to read.
There was no grief in his expression, only deep resignation.
Her eyes stared into his with an expression of absolute honesty.
She is hunched forward over the wheel with a maniacal expression.
His face assumed a sort of dreamy expression.
Levin sat there, an expression of sadness on his face.
There was a sincere expression of friendliness on both their faces.
Millson's face wore a satisfied expression.
He sensed from the expression on her face that she had something to say.
The vacancy of the boy's expression made Father doubt if he was listening.
I didn't trust his shifty expression.
His expression remained studiously blank.
The police offered no expression of regret at his wrongful arrest.
The vacancy of her expression made me doubt if she was listening.
I can think of no greater expression of defeatism.
War is the most acute form of expression of violence.
She sat with rapt expression reading her book.
He wears the guard on his expression.
There is a muddy expression in his face.
Modernism was the characteristic expression of the experience of modernity.
This musician has perfect technique but little expression.
He had an anxious expression on his face.
When he heard the news, his face took on a ghastly expression.
She always has a sleepy expression.
It is the uneducated vulgarity of expression at all.
When dogs looked at expressions of angry dogs, their eyes rested more on the mouth, perhaps to interpret the threatening expressions.
They showed threatening, pleasant and neutral expressions.
Still, gamification only stands to become more popular, he says, as more and more people come into the workforce who are familiar with the structures and expressions of digital games.
She trimmed back my flowery language, drew lines through my exclamation marks and argued for the value of restraint in expression.
Over time, the meaning of a word or an expression drifts meat used to mean any kind of food, silly used to mean, believe it or not,blessed.
As the brain attempts to force the unsteady hand to do its bidding, the tension between the two results in a more compressed, psychologically denser expression.
Another part of the study suggests far more is at stake than the mere expression of views.
At a time of limited means of expression, snow was like free art supplies dropped from the sky.
2015年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
Self expression there are many ways to express thoughts and ideas –music, acting, drawing, building, photography.
2014年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 七选五 原文
When we are deprived of green, of plants, of trees, most of us give into a demoralization of spirit which we usually blame on some psychological conditions, until one day we find ourselves in garden and feel the expression vanish as if by magic.
There is no doubt that gardens evidence an impossible urge to create, express, fashion, and beautify and that self-expression is a basic human urge; yet when one looks at the photographs of the garden created by the homeless, it strikes one that , for all their diversity of styles, these gardens speak of various other fundamental urges, beyond that of decoration and creative expression.
It is speculated that gardens arise from a basic need in the individuals who made them: the need for creative expression.
In musical expression, he did not feel restrained by the weight of convention.
Hence it is metaphysical; but the means of expression is purely and exclusively physical: sound.
Especially significant was his view of freedom, which, for him, was associated with the rights and responsibilities of the individual: he advocated freedom of thought and of personal expression.
1. the expression on a person's face;
"a sad expression"
"a look of triumph"
"an angry face"
2. expression without words;
"tears are an expression of grief"
"the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition"
3. the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions;
"expressions of good will"
"he helped me find expression for my ideas"
4. a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations;
"pardon the expression"
5. the style of expressing yourself;
"he suggested a better formulation"
"his manner of expression showed how much he cared"
6. a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
7. (genetics) the process of expressing a gene
8. a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit;
"I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner"
9. the act of forcing something out by squeezing or pressing;
"the expression of milk from her breast"
compressible 可压缩的, 可压榨的
press 压, 按