Meaning of “throw sth back in sb's face” in the English Dictionary

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"throw sth back in sb's face" in British English

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throw sth back in sb's face

to say unkind things about someone's behaviour in the past during an argument:

She threw all his failures back in his face.

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

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