staring someone in the face

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Definition of staring someone in the face

: easily seen : obvious The answer to the problem was staring me in the face all along.

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“Staring someone in the face.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/staring%20someone%20in%20the%20face. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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