get in somebody's face

get in (one's) face

To confront and provoke one, as in readiness to fight, berate, harass, or argue with them. As we left the court, reporters kept getting in my face to ask me if I was guilty. Some guy got in my face last night at the bar, so I socked him in the eye.
See also: face, get

get in somebody’s ˈface

(American English, informal) annoy somebody by criticizing them or telling them what to do all the time: She got in my face about staying out of things that don’t concern me.I don’t care who you are. Don’t get in my face.
See also: face, get