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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].


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