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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