Synonyms of stare someone in the face
stare someone in the face
▷ See stare
be obvious • The answer had been staring me in the face.
be crystal clear
be as plain as the nose on your face
be right under your nose
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Thesaurus for stare someone in the face from the Collins English Thesaurus
If a situation or the answer to a problem is staring you in the face, it is very obvious, although you may not be immediately aware of it.