stare (someone) in the eye(s)


chiefly US
: to look directly into the eyes of (someone)
She stared me in the eye and told me to leave.
sometimes used figuratively
They stared death in the eye and didn't flinch.

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“Stare (someone) in the eye(s).” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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