[Phrases] Real English Meanings Of Common Emoji (Part 1)

Hello, everyone! The answers to our last episode are:

1. accomplished
2. enhance
3. deliver

In the Internet era, we use emoji to express our emotions everyday on social media. Whenever we feel delighted, upset or outraged, we often use emoji rather than words to help us convey or conceal what we truly feel.

By the way, the word emoji derive from a Japanese word.
Emoji are ideograms and smileys used in electronic messages and web pages. The singular form of plural form of emoji are the same.

As emoji have already become part of our life on the Internet, do you know all the real English meanings of the common emoji we use everyday?

1. grin ( v.&n.)

= to smile widely

Jenny couldn’t hide her delight. She just greeted everyone with a grinning face.

2. tears of joy

It is widely used to show something is funny or pleasing.

When he told her that joke, she burst out laughing with tears of joy.

3. screaming in fear

It is used to express shock or fear.

Hearing that her boss was coming, she suddenly screamed in fear.

4. smirk (v.&n.)

= to smile in a silly or unpleasant way that shows that you are pleased with yourself, know sth that other people do not know, etc.Β 

That was more of a smirk when he witnessed that prank on me.

5. weary (adj.)

= very tired or bored, especially because you have been doing something for a long time

After three hours of exhausting work, she sat down with a weary face.


  1. He was ________ of the constant battle between them.
  2. He had a self-satisfied _______ on his face.
  3. He came into the room with a friendly _______ on his face.

Now, I guess you can understood what people want to convey when they use these emoji. We will continue to reveal the real English meanings of more emoji next Thursday. Please remember to follow us!

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