get in (one's) face(redirected from get in their 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.
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get in someone's faceINFORMAL
If someone gets in your face, they annoy you or act in an aggressive way towards you. Healey is a cocky little guy who likes to get in the face of an opponent. If they don't show commitment, I'll be the first one to get in their face and tell them how disappointed I am.
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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.
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get in someone’s face
in. to provoke someone; to move one’s face close and become argumentative. I know you are angry, but don’t get in my face. I had nothing to do with it.
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