throw (something) back in(to) (one's) face

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throw (something) back in(to) (one's) face

To angrily and aggressively reject a suggestion, piece of advice, or help. I'm tired of you throwing my advice back in my face just because it's not what you want to do. If you don't want my help, don't ask.
See also: back, face, throw
References in classic literature ?
This feeling was so unexpected and so strange that he did not believe it was the voice of conscience telling him that what he was meaning to do was wrong.
If you had listened to the voice of conscience and heeded the stings of remorse before you had urged your diabolical vengeance to this extremity, Frankenstein would yet have lived.