fling (something) up in (one's) face(redirected from flinging up in somebody's face)
fling (something) up in (one's) face
To exploit some information or evidence as a means of accosting or upbraiding one. The boss flings that awful presentation up in my face anytime I ask for more responsibilities. The president's political opponents were eager to fling his signature healthcare bill up in his face during the re-election campaign.
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fling something up in someone's face
Fig. to bring a problem up and confront someone with it. Don't fling it up in my face! It's not my fault! I don't like anyone to fling up my past in my face.
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