rearrange (one's) face

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rearrange (one's) face

1. To change one's facial expression, especially to hide a negative feeling or reaction. Hearing the news filled me with shock and despair, so I took a moment to rearrange my face before returning to the table.
2. To badly damage or mutilate one's face by violently attacking it. He threatened to rearrange my face if I didn't give him everything in my pockets. He's a towering bulk of man who could rearrange your face with a single punch.
See also: face, rearrange

rearrange someone's face

injure or mutilate someone's face by hitting it. informal
See also: face, rearrange
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Dannii Minogue is finally coming into her own again on the live shows, but if she calls Louis Walsh "Lou-Lou" once more I might have to rearrange her face.
My friend Annie - who rang me to tell me that Julie had been given a "first-hand" description of Michelle's injuries by Wendy - said that it was quite clear that her mild-mannered husband had finally summoned up the courage to do what the rest of us had longed to do, rearrange her face.