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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “throw sth back in sb's face”

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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
当(某人的)面重提(旧账)
She threw all his failures back in his face.
她当着他的面把他过去的那些失败经历都抖搂了出来。
Chastising and rebuking
Translations of “throw sth back in sb's face”
in Chinese (Traditional) 當(某人的)面重提(舊帳)…
(Definition of throw sth back in sb's face from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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