Egg on your face
Egg on your face : Phrases
To be embarrassed.
Make sure you have your story straight - go public without the facts and you will have egg on your face.
From the embarrassment suffered if the yellow yoke is on ones lips or beard after eating a soft boiled egg in one of those egg cups, a favorite breakfast of the upper crust. Yellow egg shows up especially well on a beard or mustache.
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