Meaning of not know where to look in English:

not know where to look

(also not know which way to look)

phrase

  • Feel great embarrassment and not know how to react.

    ‘The nave cracked up, the priest didn't know where to look, and Granny was mortified.’
    • ‘‘Are you pregnant?’ Ruthy didn't know where to look. ‘You're pregnant, right?’’
    • ‘It was embarrassing for us. We didn't know where to look. All the family were getting really frustrated that she hadn't shown up.’