Meaning: To appear to be very scared or shocked.
Are you okay? You look like you’ve seen a ghost.
She looked like she’d seen a ghost. I later learned she’d been in a car accident.
After he heard the bad news, he looked like he’d seen a ghost.
When might someone look like they’ve seen a ghost?
A. After seeing an ex-girlfriend on the street.
B. After finishing work for the day.
C. After drinking a nice hot cup of coffee.
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The correct answer is A. You might be unpleasantly surprised to run into an ex-girlfriend or ex-boyfriend on the street. You might not know what to say, you might feel nervous and confused. And she or he would probably feel the same way!