throw in face

throw something in(to) someone's face

1. Lit. to hurl or splash something into someone's face. Jerry got mad at Bob and threw his drink into Bob's face. He threw the pie in Ken's face.
2. Fig. to confront someone with a problem or criticism. Jerry caused this mess. I'll just throw the whole problem into his face and tell him to fix it. It's her fault. Just throw this problem in her face and make her deal with it.
See also: face, throw