Grammar Patterns

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II.3 The 'wink' group

These verbs are concerned with communicating with a facial expression or a gesture. The prepositional phrase indicates who the person is communicating with.
She looked back at Michael. 'You don't think I'll do it, do you?' Michael just grinned at her, maddeningly.
I saw my parents waving at me through the window.
Cross winked at Menti and Menti smiled.
  • beam
  • blink
  • frown
  • grimace
  • grin
  • leer
  • nod
  • scowl
  • smile
  • smirk
  • wave
  • wink
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