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stare someone in the eye (or face)

Definition of stare someone in the eye or face in English:

Look fixedly or boldly at someone.
Example sentences
  • The reporter was stunned by an official staring him in the eye and telling a straight lie.
  • It makes you work - the bad review staring you in the face.
  • It's logical not to want a soulless existence in an air-conditioned office, with a PC staring you in the face and stack of returns to input.
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