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

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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 almost certain to happen:

A rise in interest rates is staring us in the face.

(Definition of “stare sb in the face” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)