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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.
Translations of “throw sth back in sb's face”
in Chinese (Traditional) 當(某人的)面重提(舊帳)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 当(某人的)面重提(旧账)…
(Definition of throw sth back in sb's face from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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