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Hi my EnglishForward friends,

Please what does this phrase mean? I have been looking for the definiton of this phrase for almost two hours and I didn't find the meaning....Emotion: crying Even if I googled out many sentences with this phrase, they didn't help me with conclusion. I found these examples:

- If we get all up in his face he's going to move, and with all the contributions he's made to this community, we certainly don't want that to happen.

(Very easy sentence except of that phrase..:-(

- I walk up to him and get all up in his face.

I just have a feeling that if I'd got all up in someones face, it means that I'm gonna say him everything about my personal feeling to him....But I'm not sure.

thank you so much.

With regards

JCD
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I would roughly translate it as "confront angrily."

It might possibly be a spinoff of "in your face," see the Urban Dictionary (1st and 3rd definitions, not the silly drinking game one). But "in your face" is usually shouted in triumph, in my experience. If you're playing pool and pull off a difficult shot, you might jubilantly say, "In your face!" to your opponent.

"Get up in your face" means more to put your face literally very close to somebody else's (to invade their personal space, in other words) and speak angrily to them.
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Not EXACTLY the same meaning for the sentences you gave

If we get all up in his face he's going to move, and with all the contributions he's made to this community, we certainly don't want that to happen.

Means - If we make this a problem for him, he's going to . . . . . .

While

I walk up to him and get all up in his face.

Means

I walk up to him and confront him (about his cheating or some other issue)
Ok, thx.