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spit in the eye (or face) of

Definition of spit in the eye or face of in English:

Show contempt or scorn for.
Example sentences
  • In taking that approach, he completely cancels any nobility or purity of his sacrifice and spits in the face of what most religions hold dear: the sanctity of life.
  • That the band was brought down by a drunk driver fuels the irony and spits in the face of what Compromise stood for.
  • You will experience a sense of liberation for the rest of your working life and be able to spit in the eye of just about anyone who crosses you - a great and abiding pleasure.
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