have the face to
have the (brass) face to (do something)
To have the will to do something bold, rude, or impudent; to have the nerve to do something. Wow, I can't believe that intern had the brass face to ask for a raise on her first day!
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have the (brass) face tohave the effrontery to do something. dated
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