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Video: In Your Face: What Does That Actually Mean?
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"In your face" means something like "Ha! I said it!”,“Check it out!”Or“Take this!”
Literally translated, it means "in your face" in German. The expression is used to show that you were right. It appears especially when you want to refute something previously written. The statement has a self-assured, sometimes aggressive, condescending character. "In your face" appears not only in discussions, but also in the context of multiplayer games. So you can smugly smack this statement at someone after defeating a teammate.
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"In your face": meaning and origin
The expression has its origin in US sports. In US basketball in particular, "in your face" was used as a "trash talk" to intimidate opposing players. In boxing, the term is used to describe the encounter of two opponents. Before a boxing match, the two fighters often stand face to face to demonstrate their dominance.
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