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English definition of “look sb in the eye/face”

look sb in the eye/face

to talk to someone in a direct and confident way that shows you are honest or not ashamed: I wanted to look people in the eye and tell them I made a mistake. I can't believe you can look me in the face and lie to me like that.
(Definition of look sb in the eye/face from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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