laugh in face
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laugh in someone's face
to laugh in derision directly to someone's face; to show displeasure or ridicule at something one has said by laughing directly into one's face. It is very impolite to laugh in someone's face! After I heard what she had to say, I just laughed in her face.
laugh in somebody's face
to show someone that you do not respect them and do not think their ideas are important He asked them to put out their cigarettes but they just laughed in his face.