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throw something (back) in somebody’s face

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthrow something (back) in somebody’s facethrow something (back) in somebody’s faceUNKINDto be unkind to someone after they have been kind to you or helped you I felt that everything I’d done for them was thrown back in my face. throw
Examples from the Corpus
throw something (back) in somebody’s faceIt was no fun having my own words thrown back at me by my kids.A lot of their love would be rebuffed or thrown back in their faces.My love - my name thrown back in my face.Nobody was throwing anything in their faces.This would be thrown back in his face later by North Koreaand sooner than anyone guessed.
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