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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He told me someone would rearrange my face if I went to the papers about my relationship with John.
If he is saying that he is going to rearrange my face and stuff like that, we are going to go to war,'' De La Hoya said.
I just put on horn-rimmed glasses and kind of rearrange my face.
Hey Ma, some bully in eighth grade wants to rearrange my face.