rub nose in

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rub (so's) nose in (sth) definition

  1. tv.
    to remind someone of something constantly; to make a big issue about someone's mistake. (From the practice of training a puppy by rubbing its nose in the messes it makes.) : So I made a mistake! I wish you'd stop rubbing my nose in it.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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