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Meaning of “show your face” in the English Dictionary

"show your face" in British English

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show your face

to ​appearsomewhere when you are not ​expected to because you have done something ​bad: How dare you show ​yourface in here after saying all those ​awful things!
(Definition of show your face from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"show your face" in American English

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show your face

to go ​somewhere where you are not ​expected or ​wanted, usually because you have done something ​offensive to someone ​else: I don’t ​know how he can show his ​face here after the way he ​talked to my ​brother.
(Definition of show your face from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “show your face”
in Chinese (Simplified) 露面,出现…
in Chinese (Traditional) 露面,出現,現身…
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