how dare (someone)

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how dare (someone)

Used to express shock, disdain, or anger that someone could do something so presumptuous, brazen, or rude. Can be said as a question or an exclamation. How dare you speak to your mother that way? Apologize right now! How dare they accuse our company of tax fraud, after the amount of jobs and revenue we've brought into the economy!
See also: dare, how

how dare you

What you have done is unacceptable. The phrase is sometimes followed by the action in question. How dare you speak to your mother that way? Apologize right now. You think you can brazenly cheat and get away with it? How dare you?
See also: dare, how
References in classic literature ?
How dare she confess my faults in the Recording Angel?
Regarding the woman who cancelled Christmas after a row with her daughter (Dear Coleen, Jan 9), how dare she go round to pack up her son-in-law's "collections" without his permission (I can only guess what those collections might be
How dare she think that this is good enough for the good people of Yardley?
How dare she turn up at the Baftas looking like she'd been pulled through a hedge backwards?
How dare she get married in the Caymans, flaunting her money and power, when all these gay people want to get married in Florida and she won't let them, and now she's pouring money into the Caribbean, which is our big competition for destination weddings?
But yeah, no, when I said that, she got seriously pissed off and starts yelling at Roly like: How dare she say that to me
Emily Piriz: How dare she sing one of the judges' songs?
I mean, how dare she spend her hard-earned and well-deserved money buying a mansion in Hertfordshire?
How dare she think that her opinion of how to address the issues was better than JPE's?
How dare she attempt to deceive the NP as well as writing phoney orders.
It was like, how dare she leave me and how dare she think about being with anyone other than me," Thorp said.
How dare she tar all pensioners with the same brush
How dare she make mention of the Welsh on her programme and upset all the ultra sensitive Welsh people?
How dare she tell us not to personalise this desecration of ourselves?