rub sb's nose in it Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “rub sb's nose in it” in the English Dictionary

"rub sb's nose in it" in British English

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rub sb's nose in it

to say or do things that make someone ​remember that they ​failed or got something ​wrong: Sue ​failed her ​exam, so just to rub her ​nose in it, I put my ​certificate up on the ​wall.
(Definition of rub sb's nose in it from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rub sb's nose in it”
in Chinese (Simplified) 揭(某人)的疮疤, 不断提起(某人)以前的过失…
in Chinese (Traditional) 揭(某人)的瘡疤, 不斷提起(某人)以前的過失…
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