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