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Meaning of “stare sb in the face” in the English Dictionary

"stare sb in the face" in British English

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stare sb in the face

informal If something ​stares someone in the ​face, it is very ​easy to ​see or ​obvious: The ​answer has been ​staring us in the ​face all along! to be ​certain or ​almostcertain to ​happen: A ​rise in ​interestrates is ​staring us in the ​face.
(Definition of stare sb in the face from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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