rub someone's nose in

idiom

informal
: to repeatedly remind someone of (a mistake, failure, etc.)
He beat us all in the race and then rubbed our noses in it.

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“Rub someone's nose in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rub%20someone%27s%20nose%20in. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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