get (all) up in (one's) (something)

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get (all) up in (one's) (something)

1. To interfere or involve oneself in something, especially someone's business. Be sure to keep this operation quiet. We don't need the police getting up in our business. I really wish she wouldn't get all up in my personal life like that.
2. To stand extremely close to one, especially in a very aggressive and confrontational manner. Usually followed by "face" or "grill." Some guy got all up in my face last night at the bar after I bumped into him, even though I apologized. If you don't quit getting all up in my grill, I'm gonna have to lay you out!
3. To berate or harass one about something. Almost always followed by "face" in this usage. Everyone got up in my face for my comments, but I stand by what I said. I think I'll go out the back entrance. I don't need a bunch of reporters getting up in my face about the trial.
See also: get, up
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