Meaning of “look someone in the eye” in the English Dictionary

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"look someone in the eye" in American English

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look someone in the eye

also look someone in the face

to talk to someone in an honest way that shows no doubts:

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 someone in the eye” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)