English Phrases : In Your Face

What do you mean by the phrase In Your Face?

By Mr. Alison, London, UK - 30th June-2007

When you say that someone is
in your face, it means that he is very confrontational. He irritates you and is ready to pick a fight with you.

Here are a few examples.

• I am sick and tired of my boss's in-your-face attitude?

• When you meet Jamal for the first time you get the impression that he is one of those in-your-face guys. But when you get to know him, he is a nice guy.

• Sujatha is in my face all the time.

• I generally don't like people who are always in my face about something.

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