in one's face

in one's face  {adv. phr.}
1. Against your face.
The trick cigar blew up in the clown's face.
A cold wind was in our faces as we walked to school.
2. In front of you.
The maid slammed the door in the salesman's face.
I told the boys that they were wrong, but they laughed in my face.
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