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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If you go to the Press with anything that has happened with you and John Terry, we know where you live and someone will rearrange your face.
When I said I enjoyed her sago pudding she commented: "It's rice, nitwit, and if you don't watch it I'll rearrange your face myself.
Try that line of argument with your good lady and she's likely to rearrange your face in the manner of one ofPablo's paintings.
Jayne Connery, 35, broke down in tears after allegedly being warned: "Go public with your relationship with John and we'll rearrange your face.