cast in (one's) teeth

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cast in (one's) teeth

To reprimand harshly. Possibly refers to the ancient punishment of knocking one's teeth out with stones. Oh man, did Mr. Smith cast it in my teeth today when he found out I still hadn't finished the project he gave me an extension on!
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cast something in someone's teeth

reject defiantly or refer reproachfully to a person's previous action or statement.
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