look in the face


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look someone in the face

 and look someone in the eye; stare someone in the face
Fig. to face someone directly. (Facing someone this way is a sign of sincerity.) I don't believe you. Look me in the eye and say that, She looked him in the face and said she never wanted to see him again.
See also: face, look

look somebody in the face

to look directly at someone without fear or shame I don't know how you can look your sister in the face after what you've done.
See also: face, look