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be in someone's face

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be in someone's face

verb phrase

To confront and bother someone •The expression may come from the aggressive confrontations of basketball players: He was totally in her face/ I was in his face about raking the leaves (1980s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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