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

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

1. To stand extremely close to one, especially in an aggressive and confrontational manner. If you don't quit getting up in my face, I'm gonna have to lay you out! Some guy got all up in my face last night at the bar after I bumped into him, even though I apologized.
2. To berate or harass one about something. 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: face, get, up
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