blow\ up\ in\ one's\ face


blow\ up\ in\ one's\ face
v. phr. informal
To fail completely and with unexpected force.

The thief's plan to rob the bank blew up in his face when a policeman stopped him.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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