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English definition of “fly in the face of sth”

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fly in the face of sth

C2 to completely oppose what seems sensible or normal: This is an argument that seems to fly in the face of common sense.
Translations of “fly in the face of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 違抗, 違背…
in Chinese (Simplified) 违抗, 违背…
(Definition of fly in the face of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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