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English definition of “a slap in the face”

a slap in the face

something someone does that insults or upsets you: After all that hard work, losing my job was a real slap in the face.Insults and abuseTreating people or animals badly
(Definition of a slap in the face from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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