Meaning of “look sb in the eye/face” in the English Dictionary

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"look sb in the eye/face" in British English

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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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)