Your web-reference
News
About
ESL
Articles
Feeds
Comments
Home
 
T > American Idioms > Idioms feed > English language
8000 American Idioms
English language
ESL Links
Idioms feed
American Idioms
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
More Idioms
Articles
Online Lessons
For Web-masters
English proverbs
Famous expressions
Russian Idioms
Articles
About the site
Site search

Follow English as a Second Language on Twitter
Follow ESL on Twitter

throw something in one's face

[throw something in one's face] or [throw something in one's teeth] {v. phr.}

To blame a person for (something wrong); not allow someone to forget (a mistake or failure). — Often used with "back".

Bob came home late for dinner last week, and his mother keeps throwing it back in his face.

I made a mistake in the ball game and the boys keep throwing it back in my teeth.

Compare: [IN ONE'S FACE].


Tags:



 
Rel Exact regex  
 
See also »
 






 
Recent updates »
  залетная птица
[залетная птица] {n. phr.} [za`l'yotnaja `pt'ica] ~a bird of passage. 1. Smb., who has come/appeared without special plans  […]


pat on the back
[pat on the back] (2) {n. phr.} 1. An encouraging tap of the hand on someone's back; a show of sympathy or support. I gave  […]


пальцем в небо
[тыкать/попадать пальцем в небо] {v. phr.} [`tyikat'/popa`dat' `palcem v `n'ebo] 1. to do (for ex. say, reply, shoot) at  […]


 
   


  © 2006—2014 www.sky-net-eye.com