- 愁眉苦脸 [hóu méi kǔ liǎn]
- （形容发愁焦急的情态） wear a sad face [look]; a distressed expression; a face of woe; a face shaded with melancholy; an agonized look; a woebegone expression [appearance]; be down in the mouth; have a worried look; knit one's brows in despair; wear [pull; draw; make] a long face with knitted eyebrows; wearing a woebegone appearance; with a sad look:
Why wear such a woebegone look? 为什么一副愁眉苦脸的样子?
Don't be such a worrier!
There is a gloomy, overcast expression on his face.
I saw her doleful face.
It's no use pulling a long face, no one can help the fact that it is raining.