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See facesee in-your-face
- ‘This is such a great idea that we are convinced other stadiums will follow suit and go for in-your-face product branding.’
- ‘The beachfront, for example, is three quarters of a mile of dense, in-your-face, swelling sea along a flat, featureless bay.’
- ‘There are no ballads or melodies, just raw, heavy in-your-face aggression.’
- ‘She uses an edgy, in-your-face style to break the communication barrier around the eternal issues and dilemmas of desire.’
- ‘Maxey said he will avoid in-your-face confrontation that is certain to energize amendment supporters.’
- ‘The grille design is certainly in tune with the aggressive trends of the moment, but not as in-your-face as some.’
- ‘He was a product of the aggressive, cowboy culture of in-your-face broadcast journalism; he cut corners.’
- ‘I have to say, she has run a very feisty, in-your-face campaign.’
- ‘It seems the fall trend in Hollywood is the secret romance, as opposed to the previous trend of in-your-face romance.’
- ‘Peaches makes no apologies for her brazen, in-your-face lyrics.’
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